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1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400
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Free Admission
1533 Sul Ross St.
Houston, TX 77006
713-525-9400

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Public Program

The Yup'ik Dance Masks Tradition with Yup'ik dancer Chuna McIntyre and Curator Sean Mooney

The Yup'ik Dance Masks Tradition: A discussion with Yup'ik dancer, Chuna McIntyre, and Sean Mooney, Curator of the Carpenter Collection

This conversation will focus on the cultural traditions of the Alaskan Yup’ik people, who are the modern living descendants of the Paleo-Eskimo, Old Bering Sea culture. Sean Mooney curated the exhibition MicroCosmos. Chuna McIntyre is a Central Yup’ik Eskimo who travels widely sharing Alaska’s Native heritage. He is chief consultant at the Smithsonian Institution on Yup’ik language and traditions.

Free Admission. Seating Limited.