Event recap: INDIGENIST

An Open Floor co-curated by Brittany Strong and Regina Emily Robbins, Algonquin of Pikwakanagan and Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma respectively. INDIGENIST was held on Indigenous Peoples Day and invited the public to listen to the woven narratives of Native women advocating for education, heath and wellness in Omaha.

Lilly Tamayo, Sicangu Lakota
A poem by Michele Marie Desmarais, M├ętis (Canada), part of her “Indigenested” piece.
Nicole Tamayo-Bergman, Sicangu Lakota (enrolled), sharing “Continuing Tradition”.
Annie Steinhoff, Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska, sharing the multi-layered story of “Josephine and her Six Daughters”.
Cassie Rhoads-Carroll, Citizen of the Cheyenne/Arapaho Nation of Oklahoma, sharing her Native fringed dancing shawls.

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