Join us for a virtual talk by writer and bead artist Ellie Mitchell who is Anishinaabe (Eagle Clan), an enrolled citizen of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe of Michigan. This is event is the closing celebration for the annual Ann Arbor Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon and will be followed by a public Q&A.
Mitchell’s writing has appeared in Indian Country Today, Yellow Medicine Review, and was selected as a finalist in the 2020 Intertribal Agricultural Council’s Storytelling Competition. Mitchell is also the founder of Bead & Powwow Supply, a company specializing in beads and art supplies for contemporary Indigenous art and powwow regalia.
The 2022 version of the Ann Arbor Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is a week-long series of virtual events that include artist talks and a Wikipedia edit-a-thon. Art+Feminism is a community of international activists that are committed to closing information gaps related to gender, feminism, and the arts, beginning with Wikipedia. The 2022 Ann Arbor Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon is a collaboration between U‑M Library, Stamps Gallery, and LSA Technology Services.