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Lenape (Delaware) Arts in Indian Territory: History, Survivance, and Renaissance
December 8, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST
Join Joe Baker, Executive Director and Co-Founder of The Lenape Center, for a virtual presentation, “Lenape (Delaware) Arts in Indian Territory: History, Survivance, and Renaissance.”
This project is made possible with funds from the Decentralization Program, a regrant program of the New York State Council on the Arts, with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and administered by the Bronx Council on the Arts.
Joe Baker is an artist, curator, and educator. He is the Executive Director of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center in Mashantucket, CT and co-founder and Executive Director of the Lenape Center. Mr. Baker is an enrolled member of the Delaware Tribe of Indians, Bartlesville, OK.
Lenape Center has the mission of continuing Lenapehoking, the Lenape homeland through community, culture, and the arts. Since 2008, Lenape Center based in Manhattan and led by Lenape elders has created programs, exhibitions, workshops, performances, symposia, land acknowledgment, and ceremonies to continue our Lenape presence. We push back against our erasure and seed the ground with Lenape consciousness for the next generations.