Explore Aztec Art at the Getty Villa
The Aztec Pantheon and the Art of Empire, on view at the Getty Villa until July 5, is the first exhibit of Aztec art west of the Mississippi. Nearly 90,000 visitors have seen the exhibit since it opened March 24.
"It's been extremely popular, a blockbuster show for us," said Paco Link, Senior Media Producer for the Getty. "It's brought in a whole new audience that has never gone to the Getty Villa or were interested in museums at all."
The drought that has affected the Murray-Darling basin in south-eastern Australia for several years has not only been a disaster for farming. The indigenous communities have also seen changes in the environment that endanger their ancestral customs, and though the rain has returned, concern for the future has taken hold.Metis culture celebrated in Regina during National Aboriginal Day
REGINA — School children, visitors, powwow dancers and performers all gathered to celebrate National Aboriginal Day in Wascana Centre on Monday.
In addition to contemporary artists and powwow dancing there were Metis weavers and Metis cart demonstrations.
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After a cracking first half in the Free State it looked for all the world like Bafana Bafana could salvage their limp campaign and avoid ducking out in the first round.
With Hugo Lloris’ goalmouth being peppered and Uruguay upholding their part of the bargain belief coursed through the conduit of vuvuzelas from Polokwane to Port Elizabeth.
People in the Northwest Territories celebrated First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures on Monday as part of National Aboriginal Day, which is a statutory holiday in the territory.
Some of the largest events were held in Yellowknife, where people attended two separate gatherings this year: one being held downtown, and a more traditional Dene gathering at the Yellowknife River.
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