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"Native Women of Hope" on display at the New Mexico State University Museum

The traveling exhibit "Native Women of Hope" will be on display at the New Mexico State University Museum until March 29.

llection of posters and photographs accompanied by books, CDs and videos, compiled by Hulleah Tsinhnahjinnie, depicts a variety of renowned Native American women.

The women featured in "Native Women of Hope" were selected by a panel of Native American scholars and community people for their courage, compassion and contributions as Native American people.

Tsinhnahjinnie, a professional photographer and graphics designer, is known for her political commentary on native issues.

She spent a year traveling across the country learning about the lives of the women featured in the "Women of Hope" series, which focuses on women who have played major roles in social and political change in government, law, literature, the arts, medicine and science.

"Native Women of Hope" was sent to the university by Atlatl Inc.-National Native Arts Network.

The University Museum, located at the corner of University Avenue and Solano Drive, is open from noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. For more information, contact the museum at (505) 646-3739.