Greg Deal, of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe on “Make No Bones About It.” 4pm-4:30 pm 12-8-2013

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Deal is a member of the Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe, an artist/activist and 14-year resident of the Washington, D.C. metro area. His visual work deals with issues of misappropriation, popular culture and various other issues in Indian Country. More recently, Deal has been working on a performance art piece called “The Last American Indian On Earth,” a project that deals with identity and stereotypes as well as illustrating the way the general American public sees, acts, treats and considers Native people by documenting it in photography and film. Deal has appeared in The Huffington Post both for his artistic work and social commentary, on local D.C. television debating the Native mascot issue, and on various radio shows around the country for his work and activism focused on Indian Country issues. He has emerged as an insightful and outspoken commentator on the social problems in Indian Country, particularly as they relate to Natives and non-Natives. Deal is married with 3 children.

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