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Imagining the Indian at the Field Museum

December 5, 2022 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Monday, December 5, 2022

Field Museum

Register by November 29 

5:30pm – Doors Open

6:00pm – Welcome by Jessica P. Sarowitz, Field Museum Trustee and Executive Producer

James Simpson Theatre

6:05pm – Film Screening and Panel Discussion

8:00pm – Reception with the filmmakers

Stanley Field Hall


W. Richard West, Jr. (Cheyenne) — Founding Director & Director Emeritus, National Museum of the American Indian


Ben West (Cheyenne) — Director & Producer, Imagining The Indian

Joely Proudfit, PhD. (Luiseño/Payómkawichum) — Director, California Indian Culture & Sovereignty Center

Angela Walden, PhD. (Cherokee) — Clinical & Community Psychologist

Aviva Kempner — Director & Producer, Imagining The Indian

Kevin Blackistone — Producer, Imagining The Indian

Please note that Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories will be open for viewing.

Parking will be available in the Soldier Field North Garage for a fee.

For questions related to the event, please email tbratley@fieldmuseum.org


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December 5, 2022
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Chicago, IL 60605 United States
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