Shifting Power Dynamics: Dismantling Colonial Practices

  • Friday, October 6, 2023
  • 1:45 pm - 3:00 pm
  • Hilton Pasadena, Pasadena Ballroom


Monica Shah, Deputy Director, Collections & Conservation, Anchorage Museum
Selena Ortega-Chiolero, Museum Specialist, Nay’dini’aa Na’ Kayax (Chickaloon Village Traditional Council)
Liza Posas, Head, Research Services & Archives, Autry Museum of the American West


Janet Northey, Senior Collections Manager, Anchorage Museum


  • Community Engagement, Indigenous, Leadership & Careerpath

Learning Format: Conversation

This facilitated conversation will focus on how museum professionals are relinquishing authority to Indigenous communities to be more inclusive, equitable, and accessible institutions. Panelists will bring different perspectives and experiences, where we share how we are shifting ideas of authority and power to source communities. Attendees are encouraged to share and participate in this open conversation.