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Native Futurisms: Art and Conversation about Contemporary Indigenous Healing
September 18, 2019 @ 5:00 pmFREE
Sept. 18 –
As part of its Inclusiveness and Equity Series, the CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement and the Boulder County Arts Alliance present a panel featuring indigenous artists and CU Boulder scholars discussing contemporary indigenous healing through activism, artwork, and ecological and human relationships. The panel discussion is organized in conjunction with Its Honor is Hereby Pledged: Gina Adams, Adams’ solo exhibit at the CU Art Museum that addresses the complicated history and present-day relevance of treaties negotiated between the United States government and indigenous peoples. The exhibit runs through Nov. 2.
Gregg Deal, Artist
Carla F. Frederick, Director, American Indian Law Clinic, Colorado Law
John Lukavic, Curator of Native Arts, Denver Art Museum
Jenn Shannon, CU Boulder Associate Professor, Anthropology
Annette de Stecher, CU Boulder Assistant Professor, Art History (moderator)
This panel is sponsored by CU Boulder Office for Outreach and Engagement, CU Art Museum, Center for Native American and Indigenous Studies, Boulder County Arts Alliance, and the Dairy Arts Center; it is supported by Student Arts and Cultural Enrichment fees and CU Art Museum members.
Image Credit: Gina Adams, Ojibwa descent, Irish-Lithuanian American, b. 1965, Broken Treaty Quilt, detail; photo credit Aaron Paden, image courtesy Gina Adams and Accola Griefen Fine Art.