Change Author / Owner : Nation to Nation: 05 Richard W. Hill, Sr.
This special symposium celebrates the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian’s landmark exhibition, Nation to Nation: Treaties Between the United States and American Indian Nations, and the notable book of the same title that accompanies the exhibition. In this segment, Richard W. Hill, Sr. speaks on "Linking Arms and Brightening the Chain: Building Relations through Treaties." Richard W. Hill, Sr. (Tuscarora), an artist, writer, curator, and professor, is Senior Project Coordinator at the Deyohahá:ge: Indigenous Knowledge Centre at Six Nations Polytechnic in Ohsweken, Ontario. From 1992 to 1995, Hill served as the assistant director for Public Programs and as the special assistant to the director at the National Museum of the American Indian. He has lectured and written extensively on placing Native American art history, history, and culture in its proper context, as well as on museum-history issues such as tribal consultation, repatriation, stereotyping, and cross-cultural education. This symposium was webcast and recorded in the Rasmuson Theater of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C. on September 18. 2014.