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Arts Alliance joins the Annual Pueblo Bike Classic to highlight culture in the community

PUEBLO, Colo. (KKTV) – The Pueblo Arts Alliance Program is hosting the 2nd annual Pueblo Bike Classic, while bringing culture and community together. A contest is being held for people of all ages, who can sign up to showcase their artistic creativity in the community.

“We’re excited to host the Second Annual Pueblo Bike Classic and we’re looking forward to the opportunity to showcase the talent of one of our artists in Pueblo,” said City of Pueblo Mayor Nick Gradisar. “This is a fun way to highlight our pride in our city while also elevating the rich culture and background of our community. I’m looking forward to the entries we will see and the incredible artwork that our local artists produce.”

Artists or a team of artists who live in Pueblo County are encouraged to sign up. The contest allows people to share their talent, creative ideas and designs with

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Oregon museums showcase Native American art, culture and even running to highlight Indigenous experience

Jordan Marie Brings Three White Horses Daniel is a professional runner who has set her sights on the 2024 Olympic Trials marathon.

But she doesn’t run for the paycheck or international fame.

“Running is an integral part of our culture,” she told The Oregonian/OregonLive. “It’s part of how we express ourselves.”

For Daniel, who describes herself as a “proud Lakota winyan,” it’s also a way to raise visibility of Indigenous people and the issues important to them. At the 2019 Boston Marathon, she dedicated each mile to a missing or murdered Indigenous woman or girl, highlighting a shocking, ongoing “epidemic” in Native communities that rarely gets media attention.

“Having our story and history told is really important — it’s important for non-Indigenous people to hear and see us,” she says. “We need allies.”

Bend’s High Desert Museum is telling some of those stories, including Daniel’s, in a unique exhibit called

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