Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: Roots, Resistance, and Resurgance
9:00 AM until Tuesday, June 30, 2015 – 5:00 PM
This exhibition, which explores Indigenous peoples’ heritage and identity, features ancient and modern objects from the Library’s Special Research Collections, and items on loan, including a Chumash canoe called a tomol; pre-Columbian artifacts; medicinal plants; and contemporary graphic art, literature and theater. Opening Event: At 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 3, a Chumash dance ceremony will take place outside the Library followed by a reception at 5 p.m. in the Mary Cheadle Room on the third floor. Panel: At 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 19, three Chumash people will share how the exhibition relates to their community.