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SPEAKERS

This conference will feature speakers to represent multiple perspectives involved in the process of transforming museum practices toward Indigenous methodologies and approaches, including artists, emerging museum professionals and Indigenous curators and museum directors. 

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Potawatomi

Artist - Ceramics, Textiles, works on paper

Blue Lodge Sky, Drawing, Jason Wesaw

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Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi, Ottawa, Ojibwe

Black Ash Basketry Artist, Activist, Educator, Culture Keeper

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Sustaining Traditions—Digital Memories, 2018. Black ash, sweetgrass, rit, copper, vial EAB, flashdrive, 9 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. © 2018, Kelly Church

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Shinnecock

Artist and Filmmaker

"Account", Mixed media ceramic and sand installation, 2017, Courtney Leonard

Onondaga

Artist 

"Buffalo Dance Study," 2016, Acrylic on canvas.

the Artists

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Poarch Band of Creek Indians

Assistant Professor,

Cultural Anthropology,

University of Denver

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Oglála Lakȟóta Nation from Pine Ridge, Wounded Knee

Assistant Curator,

Native Arts,

Denver Art Museum

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Osage Nation

Associate Director, 

Curatorial Affairs &

Curator of Indigenous Art, 

Hood Museum

the Emerging Museum Professionals 

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Alutiiq

Curator of North American Anthropology,

Burke Museum;

Professor of Anthropology,

University of Washington

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Flandreau Santee Sioux Dakota

Executive Director,

Minnesota Museum of American Art

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Choctaw, Chickasaw Nation

Director, 

Curatorial Affairs,

First Americans Museum

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San Felipe Pueblo, Hopi, Tewa, Navajo

Director, 

National Museum of the American Indian

the Senior Curators and Directors 

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Cherokee Nation, White Earth Ojibwe

Rice Curatorial Fellow,

Native American Art,

Art Institute of Chicago

Moderator for Plenary I: the Artists

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Gáuigú (Kiowa) Tribe and the Kingdom of Tonga

Artist, Curator, Scholar

Crystal Bridges Museum

Moderator for Plenary II: Emerging Museum Professionals

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Oneida, Menominee

Executive Director, 

Mitchell Museum of the

American Indian

Moderator for Plenary III: Senior Curators and Directors

the Moderators

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