the art of

Marlena Myles

digital artist + animator + fabric/fashion designer + book illustrator

Free Resources

Here you can access free downloads that I created that teach and share Dakota culture. I also created more here at my Dakota Publishing Company, Wíyouŋkihipi (We are Capable).

(Free download) Lyric Poster Collaboration with Tufawon

(Free download) Lyric Poster Collaboration with Tufawon

This coloring sheet poster I created to celebrate Native American Month in Minnesota. I teamed up with Tufawon (lyrics from his song Sagepatch Kid) and the Hennepin County Library to create a poster that captures the rebirth of Spring through Dakota florals (Tufawon and I are both Spirit Lake Dakota).

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Native Art, Native Voices: A Resource for K-12 Learners

12 essays I wrote for the Minneapolis Institute of Art about artworks in Mia’s collection and questions to support deep looking, critical thinking, and discussion. Native Art, Native Voices includes information about Native cultures both past and present and supports Minnesota state standards for visual arts and social studies/U.S. history.

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