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Volume 4  March 2011

Donna Karan collaborates with an indigenous artist as part of "Nomad Two Worlds'"art exhibit
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Innocence Triptych, an image from "Nomad Two Worlds."

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Innocence Triptych, an image from "Nomad Two Worlds."

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"Nomad Two Worlds"  is a decade-long art project launched by Australian photographer Russell James. James partners and collaborates with   indigenous artists to create new works of art. He is hosting an L.A. edition of the newest exhibition. It runs through March 2.

This exhibit features celebrity imagery that's been modified by indigenous collaborators from Australia, Haiti and Native American reservations. Fergie, Heidi Klum and Adriana Lima are among the featured celebrities.

But the exhibit is more than artwork. It boasts a fashion component by Donna Karan. Karan and "Nomad" artist Clifton Bieundurry, a Walmajarri artist from Australia, designed 10 one-of-a-kind cashmere-and-silk scarves.

Retailing for $6,500 each, four scarves are being sold in an LA boutique and the rest at the "Nomad" exhibit. Part of the proceeds from merchandise and artwork sales will benefit UrbanZen's programs and The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

Karan's foundation, UrbanZen, helps preserve native cultures, among other endeavors. The Telethon Institute for Child Health Research is dedicated to the prevention of childhood diseases and disability.


 Volume 1
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New Office to Serve as Advocates for Tribal Veterans 
Metis Livid About Proposed Status System
Saying NO to $1 Billion Dollars
New Images of Remote Brazil Tribe
Amazonian Indians More Advanced Than We Knew
Australia's Aborigines to Launch Political Party
Irish Travellers to Shed Light on Indigenous Research

Volume 2
Berenstain Bears to Speak Lakota
Students Tell Saanich Myths Through Computer Animation  
Children's Book Exhibit Depicts Native Path to Diabetes Prevention
Mentoring Program Coming to Kodiak
100% Knights to Create Career Pathways for Aboriginal Students
Arizona Culinary School Recruits American Indians, Now Available for Federal Financial Aid
Book Lets Great Lakes American Indians Tell Their Own Story
Volume 3
UN Declares 2011 the "International Year of Forests"
Think the Super Bowl Battle was Big? Fight Over Conservation Funding Looms Larger
Limit Set for Native Polar Bear Hunters Under International Treaty
White House: Tribes Fare Well in 2012 Budget
Ziebach County South Dakota: America's Poorest County
Top 5 Obama Regulations that American Businesses Hate Most
The Top 11 Corporate Cash Hoarders
Volume 4
Donna Karan Collaborates With an Indigenous Artist as Part of "Nomad Two Worlds" Art Exhibit
Alligator Wrestling and the Men Who Do It
Custer Flag to Be Sold by DIA
Museums Work to Credit the Individuals Behind Native American Artwork
All My Relations Gallery Showcase for Native Art
Grammy Winner Helps Locals Build, Understand Flutes
German TV Crew Films Program About Nokota Horses

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