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See magnificent Native American objects from the Museum's collection

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Learn about relevant issues in Native America through the powerful stories of contemporary people.

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Native American Voices Exhibition

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The Medium of Hip-Hop

Saturday, March 11 in the Native American Voices Gallery
3:00 pm, Spoken Word; 4:00 pm, Panel Discussion/Q&A; 8:00 pm, Concert

Join the Penn Museum for a unique program featuring Native American rap and hip-hop artists Def-i, Frank Waln, Wake Self, and Tall Paul. The artists offer spoken word performances before leading a panel discussion and Q&A session, sharing their own personal experiences as Natives and their paths to discovering rap and hip-hop. A live performance featuring each of the participating artists rounds out the evening. Free admission.

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Native American Voices has been made possible with lead support from Adolf A. and Geraldine S. Paier, Ph.D., and Frances and John R. Rockwell; additional support has been provided by The Annenberg Foundation/Gregory Annenberg Weingarten, the Selz Foundation, Inc., the Coby Foundation, Joanne H. and William L. Conrad, Delaware Investments/Macquarie Group Foundation, and A. Bruce and Margaret R. Mainwaring. The Lead Education Sponsor is PECO.

Annenberg Foundation
Coby Foundation
Delaware Investments