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Romanticized images of Kikisoblu (Princess Angeline), taken by Edward Curtis and others, were part of a much broader stereotypical trope that continues to impact present-day representations of indigenous women.
Meet contemporary artists and scholars who resist these colonial narratives, shattering stereotypes and celebrating Native American culture.
Moderated by: Mary Jane Topash, Tulalip Tribes Group Tours Specialist at Hibulb Cultural Center
- Asia Tail, Artist
- fabian romero, PhD Student, Poet, Activist
- Lydia Sigo, Archivist/Curator at the Suquamish Museum
- Sara Marie Ortiz (Pueblo of Acoma), Artist and Native Education Specialist
This program is part of Beyond the Frame, a community-wide initiative revisiting the photographs of Edward S. Curtis on the 150th anniversary of his birth. The initiative aims to spark conversations on Native identity, race and resilience, art and culture, with programs and exhibits planned throughout the region focusing on Curtis’ work and our Native communities.
Complimentary childcare available during the program by advance registration for children ages 4 and up.
Sign Language Interpretation is available upon request. Please contact email@example.com two weeks prior to the program in order to request an ASL interpreter.
A limited number of FM system and neck loop Assistive Listening Devices are available for this program. To reserve an ALS, please contact the Public Programs Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Location: MOHAI, Faye G. Allen Grand Atrium
Cost: Free (museum admission not included)