Are Indians in America's DNA?

  • Marina Tyquiengco PhD Student, Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh
  • Dr. Monika Siebert

Abstract

A conversation between Dr. Monika Siebert and Marina Tyquiengco on:

 

Americans

National Museum of the American Indian

January 18, 2018–2022

Washington, D.C.

 

Monika Siebert, Indians Playing Indian: Multiculturalism and Contemporary Indigenous Art in North America. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, 2015.

Author Biographies

Marina Tyquiengco, PhD Student, Department of History of Art and Architecture, University of Pittsburgh

Marina Tyquiengco is a CHamoru scholar of global Indigenous art and a PhD candidate at the Unviersity of Pittsburgh. She is currently a visiting instructor at Brown University. Her dissertation focuses on the concept of embodiment and Indigenous artists’ use of their bodies in artworks from the 1990s to today in Australia, Canada and the United States.

 

Dr. Monika Siebert

Monika Siebert is an associate professor of English and American Studies at the University of Richmond, Virginia, where she teaches courses in contemporary American literature and North American Indigenous literature and film. She is the author of Indians Playing Indian: Multiculturalism and Contemporary Indigenous Art in North America (2015) and essays on Indigenous literature and cinema in American LiteraturePublic Cultureab-Original: Journal of Indigenous Studies and First Nations and First Peoples' Cultures, and Mississippi Quarterly.

Published
2019-10-30
How to Cite
Tyquiengco, M., & Siebert , M. (2019). Are Indians in America’s DNA? . Contemporaneity: Historical Presence in Visual Culture, 8, 80-97. https://doi.org/10.5195/contemp.2019.288