Mercedes Dorame, Breath, Spirit, Wind – Hikaayey, 2017. 24 x 24 in. (60.96 x 60.96 cm). Photograph. Courtesy the artist.

You Are on Tongva Land: Mercedes Dorame, Angela R. Riley & Wendy Teeter

Artist Mercedes Dorame, a member of the tribe of Gabrielino Tongva Indians of California, joins Angela Riley, director of UCLA’s Native Nations Law and Policy Center, and Wendy Teeter, Fowler Museum archaeology curator, to discuss repatriation and land ownership in indigenous communities.

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