Karen Goulet

"Water has no political religious or ethnic identity. We have relationships with water based on beliefs needs and appreciation. Emotions such as joy, sorrow, fear, love and prayer are responses we have to water...but water has been shown to respond to what we do what we say and it's here to take care of us." - Karen Goulet, Director of the Miikanan Gallery

Karen Goulet is the director of the Miikanan Gallery in Bemidji.  Housed within the Watermark Art Center, the Miikanan is dedicated solely to featuring Indigenous art.  Tonight, Goulet hosts a presentation titled, "Indigenous Innovations in the Arts"  at the Watermark.   The event is free, begins at 6:30 and everyone is welcome.  She stopped

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  "I've yet to find an indigenous people who, in their language, there's  a specific word for art, because it's so intrinsic, and so much a part of who we are as a people.  It's there.  It's a continuous part."  - Karen Goulet 

Karen Goulet is the Program Director for the Native American Art Gallery inside the soon to be complete .  She stopped by the KBXE studio to talk about the impact and societal role of art and the impact the new gallery will have on the region.