Ohkehteau Unnehtongquatash, Plant Stories
Join us for the seventh and final installment of our 75th Anniversary Lecture Series, Sightlines, with Silvermoon LaRose, Assistant Director of the Tomaquag Museum.
A member of the Narragansett Tribe, as well as an artist, educator, and conservation advocate who has worked in tribal communities for over 20 years, Silvermoon works at the intersection of artistic and natural ecosystems, fostering Indigenous empowerment through education, community building and the sharing of cultural knowledge and traditional arts. In her Sightlines lecture, Silvermoon will explore the enduring connections between these two ecosystems, considering the ways in which storytelling and cultural identity deepen our understanding of plants, land, and water.
Silvermoon Mars LaRose is a member of the Narragansett Tribe and the Assistant Director of the Tomaquag Museum. She is dedicated to the sharing of cultural education and the preservation of cultural belongings held in trust for future generations. Silvermoon has worked in tribal communities for over 20 years, serving in the areas of health and human services, education, and humanities.