Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion
When curating the arts of disenfranchised communities, who is the authority—the curator, the artist, or the community represented? Several controversial projects have misrepresented or excluded American Indian or Indigenous communities. In an era when diversity is purportedly championed, this violation of trust has damaged the relationship between museums and Native communities. Panel speakers will present best practices for museum professionals interested in fair and accurate interpretations of American Indian and Indigenous communities.