eNewsletter | June/July 2019
More On IAIA Trustee 
Princess Daazhraii Johnson
(Neets'aii Gwich'in) 
and New PBS KIDS Show

IAIA Trustee Brenda Kingery (Chickasaw) Retrospective at Hulsey Gallery at Oklahoma City University
Articles About
US Poet Laureate
Joy Harjo
(Mvskoke Nation) '68

Māori Connections Inspire Native American Student Hailey Suina
(Cochiti Pueblo) to Find Her Voice 

Tristan Ahtone (Kiowa) ‘06,
Ruby Hansen Murray (Osage) '17,
Michael Begay (Diné/Santo Domingo Pueblo), Among Winners of 2019 Native American Journalists Association Awards

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IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Program + Membership Manager Andrea Hanley (Navajo) Named Chief Curator at Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian
Museum of Contemporary Native Arts Special Programming for Indian Market Weekend

IAIA Alumnae
 Cara Romero (Chemehuevi) '05, Melissa Cody (Navajo) ‘06, and Rose Simpson (Santa Clara Pueblo) '07 to Speak at Native Arts and Cultures Foundation Event

IAIA Student Jen Tiger and Alumni Participate in Osage "Voices From The Drum" Exhibit.

Sonya Kelliher-Combs (Iñupiaq/Athabascan) in New York Times

Charlene Carr (Laguna Pueblo) and the
IAIA Land Grant Program Hosted
Raised-Bed Farming Workshop
with Agriculture Specialist Del Jimenez

Students, Alumni, and Mentors of the IAIA Low Rez MFA Program continue to make waves throughout the literary world.
Current MFA Faculty Mentors
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Et Cetera
Et cetera contains information about happenings in the IAIA community - be it on campus, at the IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA), or elsewhere.

The short-film “Lightening Boy” directed by IAIA student Michael Begay (Diné/Santo Domingo Pueblo) was shown at Soul Center for the Arts,Genoa, Italy, on Thursday, July 4th, as part of their exhibition entitled, “Landscapes from Within.”

IAIA alumna Eva Jewell (Chippewa of the Thames First Nation) ’09 has received her Doctorate with distinction in Social Sciences from Royal Roads University, and is now an Assistant Professor in Indigenous Feminisms at Ryerson University in Toronto. 
The husband of noted jeweler Connie Tsosie-Gaussoin ( Picuris Pueblo/Navajo) – Jerry Gaussoin, Sr. – recently passed away. Mass took place on Friday, July 12th at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, and was followed by a gathering at the Hotel Santa Fe. Our condolences go out to the family – which includes their children – 3 of whom are IAIA alumni.
IAIA and MoCNA Happenings

Wed, August 14, 5:30 pm–10:00 pm

Thur, August 15–Sun, August 18

Fri, September 20

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MoCNA Exhibitions

Tue, January 1, 2019–Thu, October 1, 2020

Tue, January 1–Sun, November 3

Fri, February 15, 2019–Sun, January 26, 2020

Thu, May 30, 2019–Sun, January 19, 2020

Thu, May 30, 2019–Sun, February 16, 2020

Fri, July 26–Thu, October 31

Fri, August 16, 2019–Sun, January 19, 2020

Mon, July 29, 2019–Sun, July 11, 2021

Mon, August 5, 2019–Tue, June 30, 2020

General Information
IAIA's mission is to empower creativity and leadership in Native arts and cultures through higher education, lifelong learning and outreach.

Visit the IAIA website at  www.iaia.edu for up-to-date information, or for questions and inquiries please contact us at  by email here.

Institute of American Indian Arts
(505) 424-2300
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA)
(505) 983-1666
About IAIA
For over 50 years, the Institute of American Indian Arts has played a key role in the direction and shape of Native expression. With an internationally acclaimed college, museum, and tribal support resource through the IAIA Land Grant Programs, IAIA is dedicated to the study and advancement of Native arts and cultures and is committed to student achievement and the preservation and progress of their communities. IAIA is accredited by both the Higher Learning Commission and the National Association of Schools of Art & Design. Learn more about IAIA and our mission at www.iaia.edu .

Newsletter writer, editor, and contributing photographer:
Eric Davis

Contributing photographer: Jason S. Ordaz
IAIA Radio Show

The IAIA Radio Show Through Our Eyes airs on Tuesdays from 4:07-4:30 pm, on KSFR, 101.1 FM, Santa Fe Public Radio. It is an IAIA-produced show examining a wide variety of issues relating to the Native American community. Hosted by IAIA Director of Marketing and Communications Eric Davis , the show features conversations with Native American Scholars, Artists, Tribal Leaders, and more. You can listen to the show live on the radio or stream it on your computer at KSFR.org. Past shows are podcast on their website, so you can listen any time you'd like at the following link: www.throughoureyes.libsyn.com