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Native Museum Directors

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Fri. 11/1 11a: Join us today for a discussion about Native museums. We will check in with the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Heard Museum, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. How are museums challenging and correcting stereotypes of Native Americans? What are the current trends in Native museums? What does it take to build a museum from scratch? What challenges do museums face around Native America?

Guests include: Della Warrior (Otoe-Missouria), Director, Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, Jim Pepper Henry (Kaw Nation of Oklahoma), director, Heard Museum, Patsy Phillips (Cherokee Nation), director, Museum of Contemporary Native Arts and Shoshana Wasserman, (Thlopthlocco Tribal Town and Muscogee Creek) Director of Communications and Cultural Tourism, The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.