Native American Perspectives On Ferguson Decision & Thanksgiving Podcast: Play in new window | Download November 26, 2014 – Segment 2 As we look to the Thanksgiving Holiday, we host a Native American Roundtable. Our guests share their perspectives on Thanksgiving and also reflect on the Ferguson Grand Jury decision. With: author, historian, feminist, and […]
West Baltimore: Looking Back, Looking Foward Podcast: Play in new window | Download October 24, 2014 – Segment 4 We close out the show with a discussion of ROOTSfest and an event reflecting on it, with:Carlton Turner, Executive Director of Alternate ROOTS; Ashley Milburn, Artist and Co-founder of Culture Works; and Ashley Minner, Community Artist and member of […]
BALTIMORE, MARYLAND – The Baltimore American Indian Center Heritage Museum proudly presents Hard Workin’ Pilgrims: Lumbee Indians in Baltimore City Industry. The exhibit, which features photographs, oral histories and material cultural artifacts of Baltimore’s first generation of Lumbee residents, opened on October 4, 2014. On Saturday, October 11, 2014 there will be a reception and panel discussion with Lumbee […]
10 of the Exquisite Lumbees portraits have a new home in the Southeast American Indian Studies Program at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. A big THANK YOU goes to my friend, Mr. Lawrence Locklear (Lumbee), the Coordinator of SAIS at UNCP. […]
One of my poems was recently featured in “THE NATIONAL ANTHEM REMIXED: Baltimore Boom Bap Society,” which was performed at the Reginald F. Lewis Museum in Baltimore as a part of the Star Spangled Spectacular on the occasion of the 200th anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner.
Check out the photo essay one some of my work in my home community that was recently published by Open Society Institute Baltimore.
Bruun Studios is pleased to partner with the Native American After School Art Program (NAASAP), PRAISE College Readiness Program (PCRP), and Youth Resiliency Institute (YRI) on an event that explores the importance of our ancestors in shaping who we are today. Saturday, May 18, 2-4pm Bruun Studios 302 E. Federal Street Baltimore, MD 21202 RSVP […]
Last July, I participated in a two-week artist residency at the Taller Portobelo Norte Art Colony in Portobelo, Panama, which was made possible by an Artistic Assistance grant from Alternate ROOTS. Taller Portobelo Norte (Portobelo Workshop North) is “a collective of emerging and established artists and scholars that seeks to expose the world to the […]
Last month, I was given the incredible opportunity to attend a First People’s Fund Professional Development Workshop in Minneapolis, Minnesota on behalf of Alternate ROOTS. “Founded in 1995, First Peoples Fund’s mission is to honor and support the creative community-centered First Peoples artists; and nurture the collective spirit® that allows them to sustain their peoples. […]
Mission The Native American After School Art Program (NAASAP) unites Native American youth and assists them in developing skills and perspectives that will result in an increased knowledge and sense of pride in their cultural identity. Through community arts programming, youth will become self-empowered to effect positive change in their own lives and in the […]