“I think about the young kids, the teenagers, and I think being able to see yourself represented in art is so powerful,” says the artist.
Jewelry Shines as a Fundamental Art Form
The Stories We Carry displays the breadth and scope of the medium, and its inherent storytelling capacity.
Remains of 100K+ Native Americans Held in US Institutions, Research Finds
Decades since the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act’s passing, many museums and universities have not returned the remains.
Harvard Admits Owning Hair Samples of 700 Native American Students
The university said it will return the samples, some of which were used in research that directly or indirectly supported scientific racism.
Canadian Museums Association Urges Repatriation of Indigenous Objects
The report estimates that 6.7 million Indigenous objects and human remains continue to be held in Canadian institutions, most of which do not have formal repatriation policies.
Over 650 US Sites Renamed to Remove Anti-Indigenous Slurs
In recent years, local activists have pushed to change the names of federal sites featuring the dehumanizing “s-word.”
Native American Human Remains and Sacred Objects Found at the University of North Dakota
Curators and professors are now working alongside tribal representatives to begin the process of repatriating human remains and objects.
Artist Accused of Faking Indigenous Identity Quits University Post
Allegations questioning the ancestry of Gina Adams, who describes herself as a descendant of the White Earth Nation, first appeared on an anonymous Twitter account.
The Lasting Influence of La Malinche, the Nahua Translator
Traitor, Survivor, Icon: The Legacy of Malinche prompts new conversations about one Indigenous woman’s turbulent story.
Art as the Vehicle of Choice
Latinx and Indigenous artists use automobiles to amplify their cultural identity and challenge systems of erasure.
Indigenous Fashion Takes the Stage in Santa Fe
Curator Amber-Dawn Bear Robe brings together historic and contemporary Native clothing designs at Santa Fe Indian Market.
Two Artists Address the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women
David Rios Ferreira and Denae Shanidiin join forces to bring awareness to the plight of Indigenous women and girls, and LGBTQ+ individuals.