Oct 12th 2020

Commemorate Indigenous Peoples’ Day with a conversation about land acknowledgements: what they are; their importance, complexities, and evolution; and what actions can follow a land acknowledgement.

Debra Yepa-Pappan (Jemez Pueblo/Korean), the Field’s Community Engagement Coordinator for the Native American Exhibit Hall, will moderate a conversation with:

-Heather Miller (Wyandotte), Executive Director of the American Indian Center of Chicago

-Felicia Garcia (Samala Chumash), Curator of Education, Indian Arts Research Center, School for Advanced Research in Santa Fe

-Meranda Roberts (Yerington Paiute/Chicana), post-doctoral researcher at the Field Museum

Watch this event via live stream ➡️ https://youtu.be/eZQldd3L0qw

Image: “Spirit of Kithawa,” 2019 by Chris Pappan (Kanza), used with artist’s permission.

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