Tuesday, December 27, 2022

A Salute to Goal Achiever Award Winner Barbara Jo Hawkins

Barbara Jo Hawkins was chair of the NIRMV Recommended Reading List Kids Edition for 2022. This awards gallery celebrates and honors her contribution to NIRMV and young readers with the Goal Achiever Award. 

Thursday, December 15, 2022

NIRMV Presents Milestone Award to Dearborn Library

 The Dearborn Public Library system celebrated 100 years of service this year, and NIRMV recognized this achievement with its Milestone Award. Enjoy this gallery from the library's open house event and when NIRMV Founder and President Darlene House presented the award.


Friday, November 11, 2022

Launching NIRMV Legendary Legacies Collection

Curated by NIRMV Director Hassan El-Amin

During Native American Heritage Month, NIRMV acknowledges a legend whose legacy inspired many others.  We salute Edmonia Lewis who was the first sculptor of African American and Native American descent to achieve international recognition. Enjoy these highlights reflecting an amazing life celebrated with a U.S.Postal Service Commemorative Forever Stamp. #NIRMV #CelebratingLegendsAndLegacies #EdmoniaLewis



NIRMV Inspiration for Celebration #2

Curated by NIRMV Director Hassan El-Amin 

Native American Heritage Month Salute

R. Carlos Nakai (of Navajo-Ute heritage) is the world's premier Native American flute performer. Credited as the first ever Native American artist performing traditional solo flute music, Nakai recorded more than 50 albums since his early 1980's debut. "I like this collaborative piece for its ability to fuse ancient instrumentation and melodies with 'contemporary' music, " stated Hassan El-Amin. Enjoy and relax! #NIRMV #CelebratingLegendsAndLegacies



Launching NIRMV Inspiration for Celebration Collection

 Curated by NIRMV Director Hassan El-Amin #CelebratingLegendsAndLegacies