“Let’s think about what that future looks like and then work towards it instead of holding on as tightly as we can to the old ways of doing things.”

In This Episode
Aaron Glass speaks with art historian and curator Heather Igloliorte about Indigenous futures, repatriation, and inclusive exhibition making. Using detailed real world examples Igloliorte articulates with alacrity and optimism how universities and museums can work towards being more supportive and inclusive of Indigenous peoples and perspectives.

A transcript of episode 5 is forthcoming.

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Dr. Heather Igloliorte (Inuk, Nunatsiavut) holds the Tier 1 University Research Chair in Circumpolar Indigenous Arts and is an associate professor in the Department of Art History at Concordia University. She also serves as the Special Advisor to the Provost on Advancing Indigenous Knowledges, and in this role contributes to the efforts of the university Indigenous Directions Leadership Group. Her teaching and research interests center on Inuit and other Native North American visual and material culture, circumpolar art studies, performance and media art, the global exhibition of Indigenous arts and culture, and issues of colonization, sovereignty, resistance, and resurgence.
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