The Border Crossed Us Tours

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The Border Crossed Us Tours

Time: April 6, 2011 from 11am to 7pm
Location: site between UMass Amherst's Campus Center and Campus Parking Garage
Website or Map: http://www.umass.edu/fac/cale…
Phone: 413-545-3670
Event Type: tours, of, installation
Organized By: UMCA
Latest Activity: Apr 6, 2011

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10:00 – 6:00 PM Powwow, Curry Hicks Cage

Artists in Context Tour the US-Mexico Border in Western Massachusetts
Tours at 11AM and 2:30PM

Ofelia Rivas and Flora Marietta of the Tohono O'odham Nation join
Catherine D'Ignazio of the Institute for Infinitely Small Things to
lead a virtual tour of the US-Mexico border using the artwork The
Border Crossed Us as a platform for storytelling and reflection.
Visitors will walk the length of the fence installation and learn
about the challenges faced by an indigenous community whose territory
has been bisected by the international boundary.

Virtual tours have been organized by Artists in Context, Pioneer
Valley (www.artistsincontext.org), and presented in collaboration with
the artists and the University Museum of Contemporary Art.

6:30 PM – Red Cedar flute performance at the Project Site by renowned musician, DJ and activist Tiokasin Ghosthorse of the Cheyanne River Sioux

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