Museums are places where stories are told, and sometimes those stories are cultural. But often the storytellers are not the same people whose history is being explored. Recently, the Associate Curator of Native American Art at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts came to KFAI. Joe Horse Capture appeared on First Person Radio and talked about Native American people working as museum curators. He told Laura Waterman Wittstock that he’s seeing more young Native Americans interested in the field, and the two discussed a pair of beaded shoes made by artist Jamie Okuma that are on display at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
You can hear the entire conversation by listening to First Person Radio in the KFAI archives.
Thanks to Blake Mattson for editing his interview. [Audio below]