Join activist Jodi Voice Yellowfish for a discussion surrounding land as a living being, the feminine spirit of water, ancestral ties to land, and the history of the Relocation Act and the Land Back movement.
Jodi Voice Yellowfish is Muscogee Creek, Oglala Lakota, and Cherokee. Born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Jodi is a product of the US. Government’s Relocation Program. She attended Haskell Indian Nations University in Lawrence, Kansas where she received her Associate’s degree in Social Work and studied for her bachelor’s degree in Indigenous and American Indian Studies. Jodi is one of the founders and Chair for MMIW TX – Rematriate (Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women), on the Steering Committee for Dallas Truth Racial Healing Transformation, and is a Commissioner on the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission for the City of Dallas. She is also a wife and an adoptive parent.
Groundswell: Women of Land Art is made possible by leading support from the Texas Commission on the Arts, The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Henry Luce Foundation, The Kaleta A. Doolin Foundation, and the Jean Baptiste “Tad” Adoue, III Fund of The Dallas Foundation. Generous support is provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and the Wyeth Foundation for American Art. Additional support is provided by Joanne Bober, Humanities Texas, Ann and Chris Mahowald, Leigh Rinearson, the Dallas Tourism Public Improvement District (DTPID), and Susan Inglett.