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Storytelling: Native Americans and the Eclipse

April 5 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Headshot of Erin Fehr.

In honor of the exhibition Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1940s to 1970s, AMFA takes this extraordinary opportunity to explore the 2024 total solar eclipse through Indigenous knowledge and storytelling.

Join Erin Fehr, Assistant Director & Archivist from the Sequoyah National Research Center, for this vibrant talk.

Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1940s to 1970s is on view from February 16 to May 26, 2024.

About Erin Fehr

Erin Fehr (Yup’ik) is the Assistant Director and Archivist at the Sequoyah National Research Center at the Univer­sity of Arkansas at Little Rock.

She co-authored the “American Indians in World War I” webpage for the United States World War One Centennial Commission in 2019 and continues to support the research conducted by the Valor Medals Review Task Force, aimed to award Medals of Honor to deserving minority servicemen of World War I who may have been overlooked due to race.

She received a Master of Music in Musicology and Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Oklahoma. She serves as Secretary of the Board of Directors for the American Indian Center of Arkansas.


Action/Abstraction Redefined is organized by IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Santa Fe, NM. Support for this exhibition is provided by Art Bridges.

Action/Abstraction Redefined: Modern Native Art, 1940s to 1970s is organized by Dr. Manuela Well-Off-Man, chief curator, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, Tatiana Lomahaftewa-Singer, curator of collections, IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts, and Dr. Lara Evans, IAIA Associate Professor of Native Art History.

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Date:
April 5
Time:
6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
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Event Details

Price

Free

Location

Glass Box