heather ahtone

heather ahtone

Currently Senior Curator at the First Americans Museum, the primary focus of heather's research and writing has been to examine the intersection between tribal knowledge and contemporary art. Working in the Native arts community since 1993, she has curated numerous exhibits, published articles on her research, and continues to seek opportunities to broaden discourse on global contemporary Indigenous arts. In addition, she is committed to serving the arts community of Oklahoma. She is a member of the Chickasaw Nation, descended from the Choctaw Nation and has strong family ties to the Kiowa and Navajo communities.