Arts and Literature
Exploring the history of the Aloha Shirt and artist John Liggett “Keoni” Meigs at the Washington State History Museum
From International Examiner (by Clarissa Gines) – A new exhibit chronicles the work of John Liggett “Keoni” Meigs, designer of many an Aloha Shirt. The exhibit runs through September 11th at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma!
From The Daily Chela (by Brianna Montoya) – A reflection on Rudolfo Anaya’s 1972 coming of age novel “Bless Me, Ultima”.
From Indian Country Today (by Miles Morrisseau) – With his ‘Six Seasons of the Asiniskaw Īthiniwak’ series of books, Rocky Cree author William Dumas hopes to keep his peoples’ language and stories alive.
From International Examiner (by Roxanne Ray) – The Salish Sea International Butoh Festival’s second year celebrates the Japanese dance form on the Olympic Peninsula.
From Lithub (by Nnedi Okorafor) – “My path to writing the big black cat started with a fat orange cat.” Read Nnedi Okorafor’s powerful foreword to a new collection of Marvel’s Black Panther stories.