Oral history interview with G. Peter Jemison

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.jemiso21
Creators:
Jemison, G. Peter
Scott, Nicole, 1988-
Dates:
2021 April 25 and 2021 May 3
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
23 Items
wav files (5 hours., 9 min.)
digital, wav
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview with G. Peter Jemison conducted 2021 April 25 and 2021 May 3, by Nicole Scott, for the Archives of American Art, at Jemison's Schoolhouse and home studios on Seneca land in Victor, N.Y.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
G. Peter Jemison (1945–) (Seneca, Heron Clan) is a New York based artist whose paintings and mixed media works draw on orenda, the Haudenosaunee belief that spiritual force pervades all creation. He has advocated for Native autonomy as a curator and representative on federal advisory councils.
Nicole Scott (1988 –) (Navajo) is director of the Native American Future Steward Program at the Rochester Institute of Technology.

Administration
Sponsor
Funding for this interview was provided by the Leon Polk Smith Foundation.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of use
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Recorded on Tascam DR-100MKIII 1910017

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Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Victor Building, Suite 2200
Washington, D.C. 20001
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