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“IAIA is a community of artists and activists that understand the complexity of Indigenous knowledge systems and has helped me find my voice in that conversation.”

Melissa Shaginoff

(Chickaloon Village/Pyramid Lake)

“It was the hands-on classes, supportive staff, internships, and gallery preparation experiences that were most beneficial to me. After I graduate, I plan to use my knowledge and experience within my community and career.”

Tazbah Gaussoin

(Picuris Pueblo/Navajo)

“IAIA gave me the tools to further expand my artistry and talents and I give praise and appreciation to the Institute for all it has offered to me.”

George Alexander

(Muscogee Creek)

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IAIA Alumni Voices— Kimberly “Wendy” Ponca (Osage) ‘78

Wed, June 1, 12:15 pm1:00 pm

Hear first-hand stories about former students’ experiences through the decades, with this month‘s installment featuring artist, educator, and fashion designer Kimberly “Wendy” Ponca (Osage) ‘78.

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