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LOCAL:COLOR Art Exhibition

APRIL 15, 2014 - MAY 31, 2014

An Art Exhibition About Connections

LOCAL : COLOR is an art exhibition about connections. We invited six artists who live in Flagstaff to participate. In turn, those six artists each invited three more local artists, bringing a total of 24 artists. The exhibition will feature art work by those 24 artists. Each artist has a connection to every other artist, forming a network web of local talent, separated by only a few degrees.


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Viola Awards 2014 GALA by Flagstaff Arts Council

SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014

The Mayor’s Legacy Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Arts

Baje Whitethorne Sr.

Baje Whitethorne Sr. is a nationally acclaimed artist who grew up on the Navajo reservation. He currently lives in Flagstaff. His work has received numerous awards and has been shown in museum exhibitions throughout the country. His watercolor and oil paintings have gained such recognition that they have become tremendously valuable, cementing his status in the art world. Baje was honored with the Mayor’s Legacy Award for Lifetime Contribution to the Arts at the 2014 Viola Awards Gala in Flagstaff, Arizona.


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Navajo People Culture & History

INFORMATION ABOUT THE DINÉ (NAVAJO PEOPLE), LANGUAGE, HISTORY, AND CULTURE
JANUARY 23, 2014 BY HAROLD CAREY JR

Baje Whitethorne, Sr. - Navajo Artist

Navajo Oral History of Baje Whitethorne Sr.

This documentary film was researched, photographed, edited and produced by students of Winona State University (Winona, Minnesota) and Diné College (Tsaile, Arizona, Navajo Nation) during summer 2013.

It contains stories Baje Whitethorne Sr., told to the students during several hours of interviews about his life.

This documentary film is archived at the Navajo Nation Museum, Navajo Nation Library, Winona State University Library, and Diné College Library, and will be archived at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.

The film is part of the Navajo Oral History project, a multi-year collaboration between the Winona State University Mass Communication Department and Diné College – The official Tribal College of the Navajo Nation.


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TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

Mass CommuniMania

Discussions on media and mass communication and related programs in higher education.
• First Interview - Baje Whitethorne, Sr.

It was an amazing day for the members of the 2013 Navajo Oral History project on Tuesday, May 21, when they drove to Flagstaff, Arizona, to meet with the famous artist Baje Whitethorne Sr.


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THURSDAY, MAY 23, 2013

Mass CommuniMania

Discussions on media and mass communication and related programs in higher education.
• Day 5 - Peter MacDonald, Sr. & Baje Whitethorne, Sr.

The Baje Whitethorne group had a bit farther drive, and returned to campus later in the evening. While in Flagstaff with Baje, they interviewed him a second time, and then watched him paint for a bit.


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TUESDAY, MAY 28, 2014

LIFE + CULTURE + TIME

Narratives and Media
• Last Day with Baje Whitethorne, Sr.

Today was the third and final day of the NOH group (Madison Duncan, Danielle Wieczorek, Brett Gustafson and Trina Thomas) interview with Baje Whitethorne Sr. It was a humble moment for the group to get to know the man. The artist is humble, wise, simple and has an amazing heart for his people, life, and culture of the Navajo Nation.


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