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GoodSpace Murals,
I Am A Water Protector

Join GoodSpace Murals, MN350 and Indigenous Roots at the Commons to paint! We will be collaboratively painting large-scale water protector murals inspired by the youth-centered trip led by Indigenous Roots and MN350 to Standing Rock in fall 2016. No painting experience or expertise necessary- we’ll walk you through the steps. After Northern Spark the murals – painted by you! – will be installed all over town to remind us of the role that we play in protecting our water.

Local Mexica group Kalpulli Yaocenotxli will open our space with a blessing at the beginning of the night and will rejoin us at sunrise as we raise 4 of the murals (with your help!) to meet the sun. We will also be joined by the Bohemian Press Print Collective who will be live-screenprinting water protector prints. Mural painting will happen all night.


Since 2012, Greta McLain and Candida Gonzalez have been working together as GoodSpace Murals to create community artworks that focus on the power of the process as well as the product. Through art-making they highlight the significance of free expression and the power of the visual voice!

Team Credits:

Indigenous Roots
Kalpulli Yaocenoxtli
Bohemian Press Print Collective


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The Commons - U.S. Bank Stadium 425 Portland Ave S, Minneapolis

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8:59pm - 5:26am



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