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Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity

04/22/17

National Museum of the American Indian

One Bowling Green Map

212-514-3700


22-04-2017 12:00:00 22-04-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York Native/American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity Native American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity will explore fashion as a creative endeavor and an expression of cultural identity; the history of Native fashion; issues of problematic cultural appropriation in the field; and examples of creative collaborations and best practices between Native designers and fashion brands. The program features distinguished academic and legal scholars, and fashion designers and editors, including Anna Blume, Daniel James Cole, Joe Horse Capture, Adrienne Keene, Karen Kramer, Jessica Metcalfe, Lynette Nylander, Virgil Ortiz, Sherry Farrell Racette, Susan Scafidi, and Timothy Shannon. Moderated by Kathleen Ash-Milby, Eileen Karp, and Amy Werbel. RSVP strongly suggested: NYRSVP@si.edu or (212) 514-3750. Native American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity is held as a part of the exhibition Native Fashion Now currently at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Programs are made possible through the support of the New York Board of Directors of the National Museum of the American Indian. The symposium is cosponsored by the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York. Native Fashion Now is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. The Coby Foundation Ltd. provided generous support. The New York presentation of this exhibition and related programming is made possible through the generous support of Ameriprise Financial and the members of the New York Board of Directors of the National Museum of the American Indian. Additional funding provided by Macy’s. Image: Jamie Okuma (Luiseño and Shoshone-Bannock), boots, 2013–14. Glass beads on boots designed by Christian Louboutin. Museum commission with support from Katrina Carye, John Curuby, Karen Keane and Dan Elias, Cynthia Gardner, Merry Glosband, and Steve and Ellen Hoffman. Peabody Essex Museum, 2014.44.1AB. Copyright 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Walter Silver. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=218637 National Museum of the American Indian National Museum of the American Indian

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Native American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity will explore fashion as a creative endeavor and an expression of cultural identity; the history of Native fashion; issues of problematic cultural appropriation in the field; and examples of creative collaborations and best practices between Native designers and fashion brands. The program features distinguished academic and legal scholars, and fashion designers and editors, including Anna Blume, Daniel James Cole, Joe Horse Capture, Adrienne Keene, Karen Kramer, Jessica Metcalfe, Lynette Nylander, Virgil Ortiz, Sherry Farrell Racette, Susan Scafidi, and Timothy Shannon. Moderated by Kathleen Ash-Milby, Eileen Karp, and Amy Werbel.

RSVP strongly suggested: NYRSVP@si.edu or (212) 514-3750.

Native American Fashion: Inspiration, Appropriation, and Cultural Identity is held as a part of the exhibition Native Fashion Now currently at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Programs are made possible through the support of the New York Board of Directors of the National Museum of the American Indian. The symposium is cosponsored by the Fashion Institute of Technology, State University of New York.

Native Fashion Now is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts. The Coby Foundation Ltd. provided generous support. The New York presentation of this exhibition and related programming is made possible through the generous support of Ameriprise Financial and the members of the New York Board of Directors of the National Museum of the American Indian. Additional funding provided by Macy’s.

Image: Jamie Okuma (Luiseño and Shoshone-Bannock), boots, 2013–14. Glass beads on boots designed by Christian Louboutin. Museum commission with support from Katrina Carye, John Curuby, Karen Keane and Dan Elias, Cynthia Gardner, Merry Glosband, and Steve and Ellen Hoffman. Peabody Essex Museum, 2014.44.1AB. Copyright 2015 Peabody Essex Museum. Photo by Walter Silver.

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