Jessie O’Brien Special to the Pine River Times provided a nice article about SUM’s temporary gallery exhibit, The Inside Out: Visions from the Artist’s Mind which opened Friday, April 5, 2019. https://tinyurl.com/sum-theinsideout
Tanaya Winder is a writer, educator, motivational speaker, and performance poet from the Southern Ute, Duckwater Shoshone, and Pyramid Lake Paiute Nations. She grew up on the Southern Ute Indian reservation and attended college at Stanford University where she earned a BA in English and the University of New Mexico where she received an MFA in creative writing. Since then she has co-founded As/Us: A Space for Women of the World and founded Dream Warriors, an Indigenous artist management company. She guest lectures, teaches creative writing workshops, and speaks at high schools, universities, and communities internationally. Tanaya writes and teaches about different expressions of love (self love, intimate love, social love, community love, and universal love); she is an advocate of heartwork and believes everyone has a gift they’ve been placed on this earth to share.
Saturday, February 23, 2019
Tanaya Winder will present an interactive presentation and reading of selected poems. She will also discuss the importance of writing and storytelling, and give writing prompts with time for participants to write and share their writings.
The Southern Ute Museum is featured in a one page article in the summer 2018 edition of Travelhost Four Corners Region. You can learn more about the publication by visiting http://fourcorners.travelhost.com