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14 Nov
The Jerry H. Labowitz Theatre for the Performing Arts
Nov 14, 2018 | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM


Decolonizing and Indigenizing on Turtle Island: Arts, Education, Community Practice, and Leadership

Join this interactive community dialogue and work session that centers on co-creating a culture based in equity, cultural plurality, and shared leadership in the arts and beyond. Together, artists, invited guests, and audience members will explore how we can strive to decolonize and Indigenize the creative process, organizational leadership, and community relationships.

Facilitators include: Ty Defoe (Giizhig) (Interdisciplinary artist from the Oneida and Ojibwe Nations, artEquity Facilitator, and co-founder of Indigenous Direction), Yolanda Sealey-Ruiz (Associate Professor of English Education, Teachers College, Columbia University; Founder of The Racial Literacy Project and co-Founder of the Civic Participation Project at Teachers College), and Daniel Banks (co-founder of DNAWORKS, an arts and service organization committed to dialogue and healing through the arts).

This event is co-sponsored by NYU Gallatin’s Interdisciplinary Arts Program and NYU English Department’s Program in Dramatic Literature.

Image credit: “Turtle Island” ©