Cultural Identity in the West

Symposium Proceedings

Published in: GIA Reader, Vol 17, No 2 (Summer 2006)

Western States Arts Federation

122 pages. Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF), 1743 Wazee Street, Suite 300, Denver, CO 80202, 888-562-7232 or 303-629-1166, staff@westaf.org

Focused on the arts of communities of color and indigenous peoples, this symposium was designed to encourage multicultural arts leadership in the West. Emerging leaders and youth participated in dialogues about developing strategies to involve the next generation of leaders, inclusion and economics, and the relationship of land to cultural identity. The publication also includes a transcript of keynote speaker James Early's address, " Citizen-Artist: Imagining the Future Possible."