Native Artists Panel in Anchorage Launches the Council Series

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Celebrating Art and Culture’s Crucial Role in Healthy Communities

Join Native Artists for the Artist Panel that Launches the Council Series

 ANCHORAGE, Alaska, July 10, 2018 – Faces of Legacy is proud to bring the inaugural presentation of the Council Series to Anchorage. Join Native artists Polly Andrews, Aassanaaq Kairaiuak, Phillip Charette, Torin Jacobs, Vera Starbard and Irene Bedard for an exciting evening of Native arts, activism, and dialogue. Moderated by Los Angeles-based artist Lindsay Carron, “Culture as a Cause” Native Artist Panel will address the current state of the arts in Anchorage and surrounding villages and how the arts play a critical role in cultural stability and a healthy environment.

Listen to these successful artists’ insight on why art and cultural practices are essential for healing our communities. This dynamic group features musicians, a playwright, an actress, and traditional Native fine artists.  The evening will involve active discussion and song and dance performances by the artists.

Friday July 13, 2018

Alaska Native Heritage Center (

6-7pm: Artist meet-n-greet and drinks on the patio

7-8:30pm: Artist Panel in the Gathering Place

The event is free and open to the public.  Press is welcome!


About Faces of Legacy:

“Culture as a Cause” is the inaugural installation of Faces of Legacy Council Series. An initiative of artist-activist Lindsay Carron, Faces of Legacy is a series of portraits that honor indigenous women taking a stand for the earth today. The coinciding Council Series are public opportunities to learn, grow and create together with the people behind Faces of Legacy.

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