She Sang Me a Good Luck Song Exhibit

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January 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
California Indian Museum & Cultural Center
5250 Aero Drive
Santa Rosa
CA 95403

Guest speaker’s biography:

“Theresa Harlan is an independent curator and writer of contemporary Native American art, specializing in photography.  She edited the book, She Sang Me a Good Luck Song: The California Indian Photographs of Dugan Aguilar, and curated the companion exhibition by the same name.  Theresa curated the traveling exhibition “Sing Me Your Story, Dance Me Home: Art and Poetry from Native California” (2007-2011). Published essays include, “A View of Our Home, Tomales Bay, Calif.: Portrait of a Coast Miwok Family, 1930-1945” in Our People, Our Land, Our Images: Indigenous Photographers, Heyday Books, 2006 and “Indigenous Visionaries: California Native American Women Artists” in California in Parallels and Intersections: Art/Women/California, 1950-2000, University of California Press, 2002. Her background in the arts includes: Traditional Folk Arts Program administrator for the California Arts Council, director of the Carl Gorman Museum for the Native American Studies Department at UC Davis, and review panelist for the San Francisco Art Commission’s Native American Arts and Cultural Traditions Grant, Alliance for California Traditional Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts, Folk Arts Heritage Award. Born in San Francisco, Theresa Harlan is the adopted daughter of Elizabeth Campigli Harlan (Coast Miwok) and John Harlan. By birth she is Jemez Pueblo and an enrolled member of Kewa Pueblo (formerly known as Santo Domingo Pueblo) of New Mexico.

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