In Lakota tradition the night sky is the home of the Star People—the spirits of our ancestors. Using contemporary colorful illustrations, author and illustrator, S.D. Nelson shares a unique way of seeing the night and making a connection with the natural world. The stars are transformed into deer, galloping horses, hummingbirds and other winged beings as Sister Moon dreams her way across the vaulted sky.
Following Nelson’s presentation, artist Arline Martens will give a short gallery talk about her art in NightVisions.
This event is free and open to the public. The NightVisions exhibition will be open for viewing. Starry Skies is presented by the Flagstaff Dark Skies Coalition, a local organization with a mission to celebrate, promote, and protect the glorious dark skies of Flagstaff and Northern Arizona through successful dark sky practices. Learn more at flagstaffdarkskies.org. Learn more at flagstaffdarkskies.org.