The Counter-Narrative

Our monthly lecture and panel discussion series offers an Indigenous perspective on a variety of topics, including history, culture, current events, and subjects of debate. See our calendar of events for the next event and watch recordings of past events below. Updated Monthly.

Captured Culture: An Introduction. 10/21/20 5pm

In this discussion with Dr. Matthew Martinez, Ohkay owingeh, Deputy Director at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture we examine the history of film and photographs in the southwest from their uses in anthropology to contemporary family photos.

Restoration and Resilience 11/20/19

This panel discussion explores the maintenance of natural ecosystems and their impact on Pueblo communities. Panelists: KaiT Bluesky (Cochiti Pueblo) SFIS High School Instructor and Wildlife Biololgist. Glen Harper (Santa Ana Pueblo) Range and Wildlife Division Manager, Cecilia Shileds (Picuris Pueblo, Mescalero Apache, Ohkay Owingeh) Forrestry Coordinator

Warrior Women 8/21/19

Discussion on the status and role of women from our Pueblo communities. Talk with women ‘battling’ for social justices as they discuss what it means to be a Pueblo woman and to take action. Panelists: Christina Castro (Taos/Jemez/Chicana), Johnnie Douma (Laguna), Stephine Poston (Sandia) – moderated by Rachel Moore (Hopi)