Harjo participates in NEA, NEH seminar on Native artwork, tradition | Arts-entertainment

In February 2020, the Native Arts & Culture Foundation, together with the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a unique meeting in Washington, DC.

The Indigenous Arts and Culture Meeting: Resilience, Reclamation, and Relevance brought together over 225 attendees, including members from more than 40 tribal nations, representatives from over a dozen federal, state, and regional units, many native artists and students, as well as nonprofit professionals and donors who support aborigines.

To learn more about the convocation results and actions, register for the Native Arts and Culture: Resilience, Reclamation and Relevance webinar hosted by Grantmakers in the Arts.

The webinar will take place on Tuesday, March 30th, at 1 p.m. There will be an in-depth discussion of the drafting recommendations, the movement and mobilization around Native Arts leadership in art philanthropy, rethinking funding methods and practices, and promoting partnerships in research and research promoting social justice.

Panelists include Lulani Arquette (native Hawaiian), President and CEO of the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation; Joy Harjo (Mvskoke), internationally renowned performer and writer and the nation’s 23rd Poet Laureate; Shelly C. Lowe (Navajo), executive director of the Native American Program at Harvard University; and Clifford Murphy, director of the National Endowment for the Arts, Folk & Traditional Arts.

visit www.giarts.org to register for the webinar.