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Coffee & Conversation


Coffee & Conversation

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March 16 ∙ The History of Weaving by Pueblo Men
Panelists: Louie Garcia, Tiwa/Piro Pueblo | Aric Chopito, Zuni Pueblo | Dan Kelhoyouma, Hopi- DETAILS

Three current-day Pueblo weavers and Pueblo textile collector will explore the history of Pueblo weaving and talk in depth, about the cultivation, art and practice of this centuries-old art form. This program is part of the new exhibition, Gathering the Clouds which features in part, the collection of 19th & 20th Century Pueblo textiles of Dr. Gregory Schaaf as well as the Blair Collection of pottery including works by renowned potter, Nampeyo.

April 27 ∙ The Painted Heart: Beauty and Diversity in
African-Native American Lives
Panelists: Hakim Bellamy, Social and Community Programs Coordinator, NM State Office of African American Affairs | Richard Luarkie, Governor of Laguna Pueblo | Tom Lark, Curator, African American Performing Arts Center- DETAILS

In conjunction with the National Museum of the American Indian's traveling exhibition "Indivisible: African-Native American Lives in the Americas," The Painted Heart explores the beauty and diversity of those with dual African American and Native American heritage. How do we continue to bridge diverse backgrounds in our modern world and teach our children to do the same? Join us for an open discussion on how to continue to strengthen our communities by remaining open to our basic desires of belonging, respect and love.

August 24 ∙ Art, Indigenous Knowledge and Epistemology:
How We Learn and Share Our Knowledge
Panelists: Gregg Analla, Isleta & Laguna Pueblo | Kathleen Wall, Jemez Pueblo | Mallery Quetawki, Zuni Pueblo | Louis Garcia, Tiwa & Piro- DETAILS

Engage in a lively discussion with a panel of young, talented contemporary Pueblo artists as they share how they incorporate their own indigenous knowledge into the body of their award-winning works.

September 14 ∙ 100 Years of Federal & State Policy and Its
Impact on Pueblo Nations - DETAILS

NM Centennial LogoRegis Pecos (Cochiti Pueblo), Director of the New Mexico Leadership Institute will present the historic time line of federal & state policy in New Mexico on Pueblo lands, Pueblo culture and Pueblo sovereignty. A can't miss talk for students, historians, government officials and tribes.