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Saturday, April 30, 2016–Sunday, July 31, 2016

She Sang Me a Good Luck Song: The California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar

img headdress maidu dancerFilled with stunning photographs that reveal the richness and vibrancy of contemporary Native Californian cultures, this traveling exhibit features the work of Dugan Aguilar (Mountain Maidu/Washoe/Pit River/Walker River Paiute). From basket makers and dancers to military veterans and motorcyclists, his images provide an intimate look at the lives of current day California Indians. At the Grace Hudson Museum, Aguilar's photos will be supplemented with Native objects and regalia. She Sang Me a Good Luck Song: The California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar is a partnership with Exhibit Envoy, Heyday Books, and the Native Fund, curated by Theresa Harlan and Dugan Aguilar.

(Above) Headdress, Maidu Dancer, c. 2004

(Below Left) Cousin Fred, Truckee, 1982; (Below Right) Maidu Singers, Bear Dance, 2009

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(Left) She Sang Me a
Good Luck Song
in the Main Gallery

(Right) Mimi Mullen (Maidu),
Grand Marshal, Greenville Gold Digger Days Parade
, 1997


sun house symbolThe Grace Hudson Museum & Sun House
Come enjoy regional art and culture in the context of an extraordinary family.

The Grace Hudson Museum and Sun House in Ukiah, California, is an art, history and anthropology museum and historic home focusing on the lifeworks of artist Grace Carpenter Hudson (1865-1937) and her ethnologist husband, Dr. John W. Hudson (1857-1936). Changing interdisciplinary exhibitions and public programs highlight Western American art, California Indian cultures, histories of the diverse North Coast region of California, and the work of contemporary regional artists.

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