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Akwe:kon celebrates 20 Years of Inclusiveness

Published: 
Sep 8, 2011
The story of Akwe:kon, the first university residence in the country purposely built to celebrate Native American heritage, began with a contradiction: Even though the campus was built on their ancestral homelands, many Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) students felt unwelcome and isolated in the university community. Read more

In Session: Jolene Rickard and Lucy Lippard In Conversation

Published: 
Jan 30, 2011
“In Session: Conversations with Contemporary Native Artists and Scholars” is a lecture series organized by the Museum of Contemporary Arts. Jolene Rickard (Tuscarora) is an Associate Professor at Cornell University, a visual historian, artist, curator, and scholar of Indigeneity on a global scale. Lucy Lippard, art critic and curator, has written 21 books, is a Guggenheim fellow, and lives in Galisteo, New Mexico Read more