Alaska Native Reclamation and the Persistence of Indigenous Aesthetics

Talk by Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
1:00 - 3:00 pm EST, virtual event

Please join us for a free talk offered via Zoom by Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi (Alutiiq) on 'Alaska Native Reclamation and the Persistence of Indigenous Aesthetics.'

Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi is an Alutiiq art historian based in Homer, Alaska. She focuses her research on Alaska Native arts, Indigenous aesthetics, cultural revitalization, and the representation of Indigenous identity in art. Jackinsky-Sethi enjoys working with rural communities in Alaska to help develop community-based arts program through her work at The CIRI Foundation, where she oversees a grant program dedicated to supporting customary Alaska Native arts practices. In addition, Jackinsky-Sethi is a curatorial consultant, writer, and occasional instructor of Alaska Native art history at the University of Alaska Anchorage. She completed her PhD in art history at the University of Washington in 2012.

Jackinsky-Sethi is a Mellon Indigenous Arts Visiting Fellow. Her Zoom presentation is hosted by ARTH3595: Indigenous North American Arts taught by Professor Adriana Greci Green. Log in to the talk using this link:

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Photo: Gut parkas hang in the breeze at Mekoryak, 1964. Steve McCutcheon, Steve McCutcheon Collection; Anchorage Museum, B90.14.4.02001.