Indigenous Peoples' Celebration | Heard Museum

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Tlingit artist James Johnson, seen from above with his back to the camera as he works on a half sawn log decorated with Nortwest Coast fish designs in red and black
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Indigenous Peoples’ Celebration

Celebrate Indigenous art and culture at the Heard Museum. A visit to the museum is a perfect way to support American Indian artists, musicians, filmmakers, writers and chefs. Join us for this special day during which we honor the vitality, beauty and diversity of American Indian people.

Schedule of Events

All day

  • Tunes by: DJ This Just In in the Central Courtyard
  • Virtual Celebration – social media hosted by Crystal Littleben (Navajo)
  • Xico Latino & Indigenous Arte Y Cultura

11 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Featured Artists in the Central Courtyard

  • James Johnson (Tlingit)
  • Selina Scott (Diné/Hispanic)
  • Di’Orr Greenwood (Diné)
  • Missy Mahan (Tohono O’odham, Euchee/Creek)
  • La Morena Art: Lucinda Hinojos (Xicana/Pima/Apache/Yaqui)

1 to 3 p.m.: Featured Speaker Program: Indigenizing the Vessel: Tradition in Contemporary Self-Care Practice

  • Radmilla Cody (Diné)
  • Amber McCrary (Diné)
  • Melody Lewis (Mojave/Tewa/Hopi)
  • Tanaya Winder (Duckwater Shoshone/Southern Ute/Pyramid Lake Paiute/Diné/Black)

Meet James Johnson (Tlingit)

Indigenous Peoples Day is generously sponsored by:

Event Details

Saturday, October 9
10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Cost: Free

Heard Museum Campus

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