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From a description by the Smithsonian Arctic Studies Centre:


Join Moderator Tanya Lukin Linklater and speakers Taqralik Partridge and Sven Haakanson for a conversation about challenges to Inuit sovereignty in the art world, at museums and beyond. Alyson Hardwick from the Inuit Art Foundation introduces the event.


The video series "Conversations" brings you into discussions with Indigenous peoples, providing information and insights on important subjects and issues, along with ideas and examples that can help prepare you for making choices about how to act with regard to Indigenous peoples and their heritage. 


To watch other videos in the series. go to the Smithsonian Learning Lab site for Arctic Studies Center in Alaska -- -- and scroll down to the "Conversations" section.


Our Inuit advisors for the project are:

Kacey Purruq Qunmiġu Hopson, Indigenous Knowledge Advocate, First Alaskans Institute Sonya Kelliher-Combs, Artist

Taqralik Partridge, Director, Nordic Lab at SAW

Krista Ulujuk Zawadski, PhD Candidate, Carleton University


This event was made possible through generous support of the Inuit Art Foundation and supporters of the Arctic Studies Center in Alaska. (#arcticstudies)


The conversation took place December 2021.