NYPL Doc Chat: Reframing Columbia Eneutseak, Decentering the Imperialist Gaze

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October 14, 2021
New York, United States
Subject Fields: 
American History / Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Indigenous Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies
On the next episode of Doc Chat, Thursday, October 14 at 3:30pm, NYPL's Emily Walz and Elizabeth Cronin are joined by historian Lisa Blee to examine the life and image of the Inuit performer Nancy Columbia (also known as Columbia Eneutseak), and explore how she appealed to and defied stereotypes as an Indigenous woman in modern American society.
Doc Chat is a weekly, 30-minute program series from the New York Public Library that digs deep into the stories behind the Library’s most interesting collections and highlights ways that teachers can incorporate them into the classroom.
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Julie Golia, PhD
Curator of History, Social Sciences, and Government Information, The New York Public Library

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