Eugenics, historical trauma and survivance: A conversation with artist and educator Judy Dow

Pictured: Artist and Educator Judy Dow, Abenaki.(Image: Kupferberg Holocaust Center)

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Dow to speak about her use of Abenaki basket making to tell the untold stories of her ancestors who experienced oppression and injustice

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Kupferberg Holocaust Center

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 18 at 12:00 PM 

Judy Dow, whose artwork is featured in the current Kupferberg Holocaust Center exhibition, Survivance and Sovereignty on Turtle Island: Engaging with Contemporary Native American Art, speaks about her use of Abenaki basket making to tell the untold stories of her ancestors who experienced oppression and injustice. She will address her work in the exhibition and related research pertaining to the Vermont Eugenics survey that targeted her family, making connections to the broader eugenics movement and its lasting effects. 

Following her presentation there will be a conversation between the speaker and the exhibition’s co-curator, Kat Griefen.

This event is free, but registration is requested.

To register for this event, please register through Eventbrite here.

Pictured: 'Vermont Eugenics Dioramas: Two Backyards', 2010, Wood basketry and mixed media by Judy Dow.
(Photo: Kupferberg Holocaust Center)
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(Kupferberg Holocaust Center)
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