Odawa Art in Vienna with Eric Hemenway

  • Tue, October 26, 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Online via Zoom



Odawa Art in Vienna

This piece was created in Cross Village in the 1850s and is housed in Vienna, Austria

The Welt Museum Wien has a large collection of Odawa art from Northern Michigan, dating from the mid 1800s. These amazing and rare pieces not only reflect an important time in Odawa history but some are on permanent display at the museum.

Eric Hemenway Bio:
Eric is an Anishnaabe/Odawa from Cross Village, Michigan. He is the Director of Repatriation, Archives and Records for the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indian, a federally recognized tribe in northern Michigan. Eric works to collect and preserve historical information for LTBB Odawa. That information is used to support the LTBB government and create educational materials on Odawa history, such as: exhibits, signage, publications, presentations, curriculums and media. Eric has worked on numerous repatriations of native, human remains under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA). He is a former member of the NAGPRA Review Committee and currently sits on boards for the Michigan Historical Commission and Little Traverse Conservancy.

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