New Exhibit: ‘Contemporary Native Women Opening Doors to Change’

This art quilt from the exhibit , called “Such Devoted Sisters” was made by Alice Leck Gant in 2006 and features Jane Mt. Pleasant.
This art quilt from the exhibit , called "Such Devoted Sisters" was made by Alice Leck Gant in 2006 and features Jane Mt. Pleasant. Courtesy of the artist
This art quilt from the exhibit , called “Such Devoted Sisters” was made by Alice Leck Gant in 2006 and features Jane Mt. Pleasant.
This art quilt from the exhibit , called "Such Devoted Sisters" was made by Alice Leck Gant in 2006 and features Jane Mt. Pleasant. Courtesy of the artist

New Exhibit: ‘Contemporary Native Women Opening Doors to Change’

Each week global citizen Nari Safavi helps listeners plan their international weekend. This week, he recommends a new exhibit at the Mitchel Museum of the American Indian. “Contemporary Native Women Opening Doors to Change,” opens this weekend and documents the work 12 Native women leaders who have worked on a range of issues, everything from tribal sovereignty to safeguarding of native languages.

Arlene Hirschfelder, the curator of “Contemporary Native Women Opening Doors to Change” and Kathleen McDonald, executive director of the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian join us to talk about the exhibit.