For Native American Heritage Month, we're revisiting our National Endowment for the Arts podcast conversation with theater artist and Native arts and culture advocate Anna Needham (Red Lake Anishinaabe).
"In our work as artists, we must continue to interrogate: are humans of all different forms meaningfully included in our spaces, our companies, our communities?" — Regan Linton, Phamaly Theatre Company
Since spring, we've been building a robust collection of recitations by students from across the U.S. who competed in Poetry Out Loud in the 2019-2020 school year. Below is just a sample of these video recitations.
We talked with American Samoa Council on Arts, Culture and the Humanities Executive Director Mary Lauagaia M. Taufete'e and Deputy Director Matina Purcell to get a better understanding of the council’s work.