The exhibit, As Seeds, We Grow: Student Reflections on Resilience explores student identity and cultural resilience with consideration to Fort Lewis College’s history as a federal Indian boarding school. Curated by Elise Boulanger, Osage Nation, Curatorial Fellow and FLC alumna (’21).
Exhibit Opening Reception: April 27, 2022, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm in the Center of Southwest Studies Exhibits Gallery and Lyceum
- Introduction by Elise Boulanger, Curatorial Fellow and Liz Quin MacMillan, Museum Curator.
- Presentations of research by Dr. Majel Boxer, NAIS; Kaitlyn Sebwenna Painter, Psychology student, and Dr. Sue Kraus, Psychology.
- Osage Children’s Honor Song from Skyhawk Nation, and more student presentations.
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Student Participants and Alumni Contributors: Shenay Atene, Diné, Psychology, minor in NAIS; Keo Crank, Diné; Ana Henry, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, Environmental Studies; Hannah Jacks, Cherokee, Communication Design; AJ Lopez, Anthropology & Studio Art; Camela Manheimer, Diné, Communication Design, minors in Gender and Sexuality Studies & Art History; Sam McCullar, Citizen Potawatomi Nation, Native American & Indigenous Studies; Destiny Morgan, Diné & Nahiłii, Communication Design & Psychology; Desirae Rambler, San Carlos Apache, Native American & Indigenous Studies; Kaitlyn Sebwenna-Painter, Iñupiaq, Psychology; Chloe Umdenstock, Cherokee, Art Education; Kirbie Bennett, Diné, FLC ‘17; Rexine Williams, Diné, FLC ‘20; Emily McWilliams, Diné, FLC ‘21; Maddie Sanders, Mvskoke & Mojave, FLC ‘21.