Makers of the Now: Sara Marie Ortiz
Thursday, November 15, 2018
7:00 – 8:30 pm
Part of a five-lecture series presenting different windows into contemporary indigenous artistic practice, via Native American and First Nations artists living and working throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska.
Sara Marie Ortiz is an Acoma Pueblo educator, scholar, poet, performance artist, and Native community advocate/activist. She earned her BFA in Creative Writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts and her MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Antioch University (Los Angeles). Ms. Ortiz has been publishing and presenting her creative work since the age of eighteen and her writing has been published in publications such as Ploughshares, the Kenyon Review, New Poets of the American West, the anthology Sing: Indigenous Poetry of the Americas, Indian Country Today and The American Indian Graduate among many others. She is the author of the mixed-genre collection Red Milk and currently serves as the Native Education Program Manager for Highline Public Schools in Burien, Washington.
Ortiz’s collection of nonfiction and poetry Red Milk will be available for purchase in the Museum Store beginning November 8, 2018.
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