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BIG READ: Native Arts- Healing Communities

October 25, 2013

Providence Athenaeum

Tomaquag Museum in partnership with the Providence Athenaeum, will host the salon Native Arts: Healing Communities. Tomaquag Museum’s Director, Lorén Spears, Narragansett/Niantic, will lead a salon, Native Arts: Healing Communities, Spears will connect audience to themes in Louise Erdrich’s “Love Medicine” such as historical trauma, intergenerational trauma, family and community. She will reflect on how Native communities are addressing these issues today to build a vibrant future through the use of traditional arts. This event held at 251 Benefit Street, free and open to public as part of the Big Read which is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.

For more information www.tomaquagmuseum.com or 401-491-9063.