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Homelands, Ancestral Knowledges, & Cultural Stewardship

About the Event


Mar 4, 4:30 – 6pm


Aidekman Arts Center Alumnae Lounge 40 Talbot Ave, Medford

Indigenous Representation in Museum Spaces
A roundtable conversation about institutional collecting & cultural representation by and for Indigenous peoples.

Facilitated by:
Claudia Mattos Avolese,
SMFA Senior Lecturer in Visual & Material Studies
Mary Amanda McNeil,
Tufts Asst. Professor in Studies in Race, Colonialism, & Diaspora

With convening participants:
Clarice Pankararu,
Asst. Curator at the Museum of Indigenous Cultures in São Paulo
Fernanda Kaingang,
Director of the Indigenous Museum in Rio de Janeiro
Tamikuã Txihi,
Independent Artist and Curator from the Pataxó people
Larissa Tukano,
Indigenous artist and community leader from the Tukano people

In dialogue with local Indigenous curators & knowledge carriers.

Funding by TERRA Foundation for American Art and additional funding by: Tufts AS&E Diversity Fund.