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The New IAIA Workshop Lab

By Russel Stolins At the start of the Fall 2018 term, one of the Institute of American Indian Arts computer labs was vacant, and no courses were being held there. Academic Dean Charlene Teters looked it over with me and said I could do whatever I wanted with the space. The lab’s original layout had...
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Miguel Reyes Contreras and the Art of Language

By Jesse Short Bull Imagine being told you couldn’t speak your language. Whether it’s English, Spanish or Lakota, pretend someone told you that you must learn another language for your survival. Imagine being told that if you communicate in the way that your parents, grandparents, great grandparents, and hundreds of generations before, that it is...
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IAIA Learning Lab Offers Support to Students

By Lyric Snodgrass As finals week approaches, students tend to be more on-edge, worrying about that paper they need to revise or stress about how well they think they’ll do on that test next week or try to squeeze in that last-minute bit of extra credit. But for students struggling through the workload, there is...
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Reflections on Native American Ledger Art

By James Black  Native people who roamed and lived in the plains, and hunted the massive herds of buffalo on the Great Plains of North America, lived their everyday lives and had a history. They would tell about their everyday lives, battles and their history on the hides of animals. They would use a primitive...
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Student Work from IAIA Professor Rivera’s Studio Arts Class

By the Chronicle Staff Robert Lopez Artist’s statement My artwork revolves around storytelling and fantastical concepts. I work in multiple mediums but stick mainly to drawing, digital artwork, and writing. I tackle political and societal issues in a new light in my works by twisting them into fantasy/uncommon scenarios. My intent is to tell a...
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IAIA Night at Meow Wolf

By Hailey Suina Meow Wolf, Santa Fe’s infamous immersive and interactive art exhibit, is well known for their multidimensional art installation that has enchanted visitors throughout the years. Composed of nearly 200 artists, Meow Wolf strives to showcase the works of artists, architects, sculptors, painters, photographers, video producers and performers. With such a high regard...
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Archery Students Learn to Take Aim

By Deborah Svatos  At the Institute of American Indian Arts, a course taken to meet the college’s physical education requirement is becoming quite popular with a number of students who find they enjoy the relaxing qualities of the class.   Once a week on Friday mornings, students gather at the IAIA gym to learn the nuances of archery taught by Randy Neumann.  A longtime archer and hunter, Neumann teaches with a mix of humor,...
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