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Coffman Second Floor Gallery: Our Home

Nov 10 - Jan 22; Reception Nov 11, 5-7 PM Coffman Memorial Union, Second Floor Gallery

Immerse yourself in the rich culture of Indigenous peoples and pay respect at the at the artists’ reception of “Our Home” on Friday, Nov 11 in the Second Floor Gallery of Coffman Memorial Union. Beginning at 5 PM, artist and activist Racquel Banaszak will speak about her art focused on Indigenous histories while guests draw their own sketches, view art, and enjoy refreshments.

Remember those who have been stolen from. Honor the lives of the millions of Native Americans who were forced off the land in which they protected, loved and served. JD Trejo is a remnant of the Nahuatlacah oral tradition a tonalpouhque mexica, a commoner from the lowlands from a time and place that no longer exists. Through his poems and works, he touches the reader’s heart in an immense way. Alongside him, Racquel Banaszak’s work focuses on Indigenous histories, lifeways, and contemporary representation. She advocated for Indigenous peoples and accurate representation through American Indian programming including advancing American Indian curriculum for all and educational equity.

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