Update from the Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) (5/23/17)
The Northwest Minnesota Arts Council (NWMAC) recently awarded their Art Advocate of the Year Award to Jane Vigness of Climax, MN.
Jane is the public librarian at the Lake Agassiz Regional Library branch in Climax and is active in the Sandhill Historical Society as well as the Association of the French of the North (AFRAN). As an AFRAN board member, Jane helps to organize their Chautauqua & French-Canadian Metis Arts Festival near Red Lake Falls, MN in late August. Jane has written about the event, including AFRANS’s newsletters and an article in their book titled “Treaty at Old Crossing To Invite Enlightened Understanding.