Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Community Members to Open Exhibit
Rivers of Relations: Indigenous Binghamton
The Rivers of Relations: Indigenous Binghamton exhibit will open November 30th at 6pm at The Bundy Museum of Art & History 129 Main Street Binghamton NY 13905. Indigenous people have always existed in this valley which now contains the city of Binghamton, New York where this exhibit is centered. For ten thousand years Native people have interacted with this land and experienced it in ways that may seem foreign to those used to Western, Euro-American ways of experiencing the world. Western worlds are compartmentalized, classified, and boxed in and people are defined by how they classify and box themselves. Indigenous worlds are defined by how each person is related to the worlds and beings around them. This exhibit seeks to illustrate that experience through the eyes of Indigenous guest curators and their allies. The Indigenous is a world of relations, an interconnected web of relationships between people, other beings, places and elements.
What: Rivers of Relations: Indigenous Binghamton an interactive art, history, and cultural exhibit set to change the narrative of Binghamton.
Where: The Bundy Museum of Art & History 129 Main Street Binghamton NY 13905.
When: Opening Night November 30th 2018 6pm (best time for photos and interviews at 6:15pm unless a confirmed alternative interview time).
Who: Indigenous & Non-Indigenous Binghamton Community Members featuring speaker Karahkwino-Tina Square, Mohawk of Akwesasne.
Why: To educate and celebrate Binghamton’s Indigenous, past, present and future as well as challenge the attendees to reinvision how they see Indigenous presences within the Binghamton area. Organizers of event want to change the narrative of Binghamton to include Indigenous presence.
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