Where We Begin: Tuggeght, At the Shore” Learning about Land Acknowledgement with Emily Johnson and Amber Webb. This is the second conversation in a five-part series of conversations on Land Acknowledgment with Indigenous Alaska artists in July and August.
Amber Webb is an artist & activist from Dillingham, Alaska of Yup’ik and Unangan heritage. She received a Rasmuson Individual Artist Award and a Project Award. Amber explores pictorial Yup’ik storytelling to tell contemporary stories of oppression and resilience.
Emily Johnson is an artist who makes body-based work. A Bessie Award-winning choreographer and a 2015 Guggenheim fellow in choreography, she is based in New York. Raised in Soldotna, Alaska, she is of Yup’ik descent.