Change the Way You See Native America: Project 562 Exhibit

Change the Way You See Native America: Project 562 Exhibit
UA Productions Staff

The Anne Kittrell Art Gallery hosts the Project 562 exhibit from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekdays Nov. 5-30. Artist Matika Wilbur will explain Project 562 at the Anne Kittrell Art Gallery at an artist lecture at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. A reception will follow.

Matika Wilbur is a visual storyteller from the Swinomish and Tulalip peoples of coastal Washington. For the past five years, she has been traveling and photographing Indian Country to 'Change the Way We See Native America.' She started Project 562 with the mission to photograph and collect stories of Native Americans from each federally-recognized Native American tribe in the United States. She has visited more than 300 sovereign nations in 40 states. Her pictures show diversity, vibrancy and the realness of Indian Country.

This event is sponsored by University Programs through the Office of Student Activities and supported by the Student Activities Fee. For questions or for accommodations due to disability please contact the Office of Student Activities, osa@uark.edu, or call 479-575-5255. University Programs is a program in the Division of Student Affairs.

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Contacts

University Programs,
Office of Student Activities
479-575-5255, osa@uark.edu

Scott Flanagin,executive director of communications
Division of Student Affairs
479-575-6785, sflanagi@uark.edu

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