That Image of a Dead Man on DuSable Bridge

Thursday, May 13, 2021 6 – 7 pm

Indigenous people often walk in built landscapes filled with irony and violence. In this inaugural program of the newly formed Center for Native Futures, artist Andrea Carlson and scholar Jenny L. Davis discuss ideas and misconceptions about public art, the problems around settler monuments, the looted and destroyed effigy mounds of Zhagagoynak, and how institutions in Illinois thwart the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990.

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