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may, 2021

sat08may3:00 pmsat4:00 pmTrail of Tears Mural Unveiling

Event Details

Artist Johnnie Diacon (Muscogee (Creek)) has been working on a three-panel mural installation for the Museum of Native American History that depicts the Trail of Tears. This mural, based on the above work, will effectively create a new stop on the National Trail of Tears Association map of destinations at MONAH. The work will be installed on the south exterior wall of the museum on May 8th at 3:00 PM CST.

We will be live streaming the event on our Facebook Live

Keep up with Johnnie and his work by visiting his Facebook or Instagram!

A special thank you to our friends and partners at the RUNWAY Groupfor helping bring this project to life. Learn more about the National Trail of Tears Association and the Arkansas Trail of Tears Association

Johnnie Lee Diacon is an enrolled member of the Mvskoke (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma, the Raprakko Etvlwa (Thlopthlocco Tribal Town), and he is Ecovlke (Deer Clan). He studied the flat style of Indian painting under master artist Ruthe Blalock Jones (Delaware/Shawnee/Peoria) at Bacone College in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

Virtual Event Details

Event has already taken place!

Organizer

Museum of Native American History info@monah.us or 479-273-2456 202 SW O Street, Bentonville, AR 72712