This program has been canceled.
Artist Kristin Emilyta is the great great granddaughter of famed Mohegan Chief Matahga, aka Burrill Fielding (1862–1952). Her grandmother was beloved Mohegan Elder Margaret LaVigne (1930–2010). Her mother, Laura LaVigne, spent her career working for the Mohegan Cultural & Community Programs Department. Kristin continues her family’s legacy of service to the Mohegan community through her art. In conjunction with the exhibition Made in Connecticut, Kristin joins Melissa Tantaquidgeon Zobel, historian and Medicine Woman for the Mohegan Tribe of Connecticut, in this virtual discussion.
Image: Kristin Emilyta (Mohegan/American, born 1986), We are One, 2020. Acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.