Our Knowledge Is Power Exhibit

Our Knowledge Is Power: Currently Showing at the Baton Rouge Arts Council Gallery

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We Are Resilient People

Preserving Our Place

Art exhibit displays climate challenge similarities in Louisiana, Alaska Indigenous communities

Separated by thousands of miles, two Indigenous groups are working together to elevate their voices on a shared problem that’s exacerbated by climate change.

Chantel Comardelle, the tribal secretary of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw in Jean Charles, Louisiana, and Dennis Davis, a Kigiqtamiut Inupiat artist from Shishmaref, Alaska, live nearly 4,000 miles apart. Yet their joint-effort photography piece featuring their islands tells a shared story of the threat of displacement and worry over losing close-held traditions and ways of life.

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