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Jane Silverstein Ries was Denver’s first female landscape architect and practiced for almost 60 years. A graduate of Lowthorpe School of Landscape Architecture for Women in Groton, Massachusetts (now a part of the Rhode Island School of Design), she cre...

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Clarissa Pinkola Estés is an award-winning poet, certified Jungian psychoanalyst, and cantadora (keeper of the old stories in the Latina tradition). Her books include “Women Who Run with the Wolves,” a compendium of family tales and psycholog...

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Most well-known for her singing, Judy Collins’ music career has spread over 40 years. Her influence in music and politics has spanned decades. Her vocal interpretations have inspired millions, and she counts former presidents as fans. She has released m...

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Eppie Archuleta was recognized globally for preserving the ancient folk art of weaving with the loom in the southwestern Hispanic style. Her works blend Spanish colonial with Chimayo Indian designs, adorning rugs, tapestries and serapes. She used traditio...

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Film actress Hattie McDaniel was the first African American to win an Oscar, for her supporting role as Mammy in the 1939 film Gone with the Wind. She grew up in Denver, Colorado, the youngest daughter of Susan Holbert and Henry McDaniel, an ex-slave and ...

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