Cultural Expressions

The many faces of Indigenous cultures across the world


Important Issues of Cultural Appropriation are raised

This Mexican Village’s Embroidery Designs Are Admired (and Appropriated) Globally Elisabeth Malkin of the New York Times (November 2019)

The People Making It Are Indigenous, but Indigenous Is Not a Genre Siobhan Burke of the New York Times (January 2019)


The following lists are intended to introduce visitors to the wide array of different forms of cultural expression within Indigenous communities. Suggestions for expansion are welcomed!

Free Music – McNeir Hall, North Building

March 22, 2019 1:15 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

GU hosted the La Marvela All-Women DC-based band that highlights the richness of Colombian Afro and Indigenous Rhythms March 22.

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Banner image: Chholing Taha, “Birth of the Universe,” 2016. Reproduced courtesy of the artist.