MONAH considers contemporary Native America

Pride And Perspective


Charlotte Buchanan-Yale didn't grow up reveling in her Native American heritage. She says she probably has none -- but her "Aunt Isabelle by marriage" did.


Native American

Cultural Symposium

WHEN — June 14-17

WHERE — Museum of Native American History, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, The Record, all in Bentonville

COST — Free

INFO — 273-2456 or monah.us

BONUS — A free shuttle service will run June 15-16 between MONAH and the Bentonville square.


Native American

Cultural Symposium


June 14

Outdoor Film — “Rumble: Indians Who Rocked the World,” 8 p.m., Crystal Bridges.

June 15

Live Painting — With Bunky Echo-Hawk, 10 a.m., MONAH

Reading — With Bobby Bridger, 11 a.m., MONAH

Storytelling — With Gayle Ross, noon, MONAH

Presenter Spotlight — Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, 2 p.m., The Record

“Crossing Mnisose” — A play by Mary Kathryn Nagle, 4 p.m., The Record

Keynote Speaker — Walter Echo-Hawk, 7 p.m., The Record

Performance Spotlight — Brooke Simpson, 8:45 p.m., The Record

Performance Spotlight — Bobby Bridger, 9:15 p.m., The Record

June 16

Meet & Greet — With presenters and performers, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., MONAH

Garden Party — With Bobby Bridger and Gayle Ross, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Crystal Bridges

Forest Concert Series — With Xiuhtezcatl Martinez, Brooke Simpson, Bunky Echo-Hawk & Digging Roots, 7 p.m., Crystal Bridges

June 17

Prairie to Table Dinner — 6 p.m., MONAH. $47. Tickets at monah.us.

Courtesy Photo Brooke Simpson recorded her first song when she was 2, but it was her appearance on NBC's "The Voice" last year that earned her attenti...

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