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Defoe and Howes selected as Proctor Public Schools Artist in Residence

Proctor Public Schools Art program has made learning about Anishinaabe people, art, and making connections with the community a priority.  Art teacher Tiffany Quade coordinates this program and points out "...Hosting an Indigenous Artist in Residence expands education by establishing a culturally-relevant experience for all students.  I am passionate to put into action incorporating local and world cultures in classroom work and our school community.  I think it's vital for students to find aspects of life where they feel connected.  This allows students to be internally motivated... Art education is just one vehicle for culturally relevant learning... This breaks the monoculture education that traditional schooling has perpetuated.  This also allows students access to a more informed perspective of all people." Red Cliff...

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