MDC’s North Campus to Host Native American Art Exhibition Across Generations

Miami, Nov. 4, 2016 – Miami Dade College’s (MDC) North Campus, in collaboration with the Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, will host an opening reception for Across Generations art exhibition at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, at the North Campus Art Gallery. The exhibition and opening reception are free and open to the public.

The opening reception will include guest speakers Talbert Cypress and William James Osceola of the Miccosukee Tribe and Bunky Echo-Hawk of Pawnee Nation, among others. Across Generations will showcase an eclectic body of Native American art and images, including amazing displays of Miccosukee beadwork, basket weaving, textiles, wood carvings and other mixed media.

The exhibition will remain on display through Nov. 30.

The North Campus Art Gallery hours are: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.

About Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida

Miccosukee Tribe of Indians is a federally recognized Indian Tribe residing in the historic Florida Everglades – an area referred to as a “River of Grass” by legendary environmental and social activist Marjory Stoneman Douglas. The Miccosukee Tribe strongly maintains its unique way of life, ancient customs, and spirituality. It is the goal of the Tribe to articulate its beliefs and values by transmitting the essence of their heritage to their descendants. This mission is also expressed in their form of government, which is inspired by centuries-old practices and traditions.