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Native fashion talk by Jessica R. Metcalfe at Arizona State Museum

Arizona State Museum
Arizona State Museum
Kjersti Wasiak

Dr. Jessica R. Matcalfe will give an illustrated talk called "More than Just a Trend: Rethinking the 'Native' in Native Fashion" at the Arizona State Museum at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, January 22, 2014. The talk free and open to the public. It will take place in the CESL auditorium with a reception at the museum after the lecture.

The "More than Just a Trend: Rethinking the 'Native' in Native Fashion" talk provides a look at historic Native clothing as well as contemporary fashion designers and Native appropriations in mainstream fashion. The talk is given by Dr. Jessica R. Matclafe, who is an authority on Native fashion and owner of Beyond Buckskin Boutique. After the lecture, there will be an opportunity to see examples of Native fashion in the museum's Native doll collection as part of the reception.

About the Arizona State Museum: This museum is located on the University of Arizona's campus at 1013 E University Blvd. The Arizona State Museum first opened in 1893 making it the oldest as well as the largest anthropology museum in the Southwest United States. Admission is $5 for ages 18 and up. Admission is free for those under 18 as well as for U of A and PCC students with ID. The museum is open from 10am to 5pm Mondays through Saturdays. It is normally closed on Sundays as well as state and federal holidays.