Lecture and Book Signing w/ Emil Her Many Horses
April 18, 2012
Cameron Art Museum
3201 South 17th Street
Wilmington, NC 28412
$5.00 to $10.00
Emil Her Many Horses is an associate curator in the office of Cultural Resources at the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC. He shares his experiences of creating traditional native artwork and his continued role in the preservation and education of native craft and cultures. His book, Song for the Horse Nation: Horses in Native American Cultures will be available for purchase and signing. Mr. Her Many Horses specializes in the Northern and Southern Plains culture; is a member of the Oglala Lakota nation of South Dakota; an accomplished beadwork artist and winner of the 2002 Best of Show category for his tribute to the Lakota Sioux Vietnam Veterans at the Northern Plains Tribal Art Show. Her Many Horses is lead curator for the inaugural permanent exhibition, Our Universes: Traditional Knowledge Shapes Our World which focuses on indigenous cosmologies—worldviews and philosophies related to the creation and the order of the universe—and the spiritual relationship between humankind and the natural world.
Phone: (910) 395-5999
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