October 6, 2010

IAIA Counseling Services Honor Native Beliefs

By VERONICA JOURDAIN Santa Fe””The Institute of American Indian Arts is a unique environment, encompassing people from all walks of life as well as tribes from all over the land. It is no surprise, then, that the counseling approaches here are as unique as the people being counseled. IAIA Counselor Greer McSpadden, a licensed independent...
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Revealing Emotions Through Art Therapy

By MELANIE ELLIS Santa Fe ”“ Because art comes from the soul, it can reveal the inner self. In art therapy, patients use tools such as paints, chalks, pencils and markers to express their emotions through the symbols they create. These images can then be analyzed by the therapist to achieve insight, resolve conflicts, solve...
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People’s Path Begins With A First Step

By PAIGE BUFFINGTON Santa Fe”” Participators will be starting the third week of a ten-week long program being conducted at IAIA. It started Sept. 21 with a beginning step. For individuals who participated in the first group, this beginning step involved acknowledging a readiness to change over the course of a ten-week period. The first...
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First Student Art Show Of The Semester Was A “Rush”

By MELANIE ELLIS Santa Fe- Over fifty students, staff and children participated in this year’s first Art-In held in the Primitive Art gallery on Aug. 26. This popular event produced all of the two-dimensional pieces that were displayed and an exhibit during the Art Rush show that ran from Sept. 2 through Sept. 23. “Intergalactic...
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