"Asking is always a good, generous thing to do - especially if you listen to the answers"
When the subject of globalization comes up, it's frequently in the context of markets or economies, which can sometime be a little ... impenetrable to the average person.
But when you talk with Dr. David Syring, an anthropologist here at UMD, he's alight with excitement to talk about his discipline ("Anthopology brings the consciousness that there are many ways to be human in the world") and way the indigenous Saraguro people of southern Ecuador, for instance, respond to the idea of globalization through storytelling and art.
And speaking of beadwork, AICHO is debuting a virtual exhibition, Manidoominens: Still Beading After 10,000 Years tomorrow (October 9). Curated by Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwe tribal member and artist Wendy Savage, the show features 29 regional beadwork artists representing 14 tribal nations in the midwest and Canada.