Earth Women Arts: Spoken Word.
Tonya on stage as part of Grand Performances in Los Angeles!
Celebrating Women voices with artists from First Nations Peoples.
With Layla Locklear, Lakota John & Papa John Locklear.
The first gallery exhibition of Women of the Red Earth opened at the Imperial Center in Rocky Mount, North Carolina on June 21st of 2017. Fifteen illustrated poems were on display along with four explanatory panels discussing the purpose of the collaborative works by Tonya Elk Locklear and Margie Beth Labadie.
Tonya discusses Earth Women Arts with a poster called, "Creative Collaboration Exhibition & Book: A view through the Indigenous Lens" during the first annual UNCP Research and Creativity Showcase in the Livermore Library. Works from across the disciplines and from both faculty and staff were featured during the afternoon showcase. (Text and photo credit: Lisa Kelly Ph.D.)
Earth Women Arts exhibited at the 13th annual Southeast Indian Studies Conference (SISC)
which was held in UNC Pembroke's Museum of the Southeast American Indian. SISC is the only
conference in the United States that is dedicated exclusively to the unique cultures and
history of American Indians of the Southeast. (Text and photo credit: Lisa Kelly Ph.D.)