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Social Media Takeover: Kaadish Oaxaca

Kaadish Oaxaca (she/her) a featured artist in the #StandUpFG exhibition, shares about her involvement as not only an artist but as a research assistant, and shows off her art which is driven by political concepts such as asylum-seeking immigrants to Deferred Action to Childhood Arrival (DACA).

This takeover occurred from April 18-23, 2022.

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Social Media Takeover: Precious Romo

Precious Romo (she/her) is a first-generation Mexican-American from Anaheim, CA now living in Portland, OR, and a featured artist in Five Oaks Museum’s online exhibition #StandUpFG :Latinx Youth Activism in the Willamette Valley. She shares her work which consists of comics, printmaking, and woodworking, her creative process, and prompts followers to create their own short autobiographical comic.

This takeover occurred from March 14-19, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Linden How

Linden How, among her roles at Art+Feminism, Pacific Northwest College of Art, and in hospice, is the Five Oaks Librarian. She shares her work and thinking around libraries and museums, creative and artistic research, and death. 

This takeover occurred from January 17-22, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Mike Murawski

Mike Murawski is co-producer of the #MuseumsAreNotNeutral initiative, and author of “Museums as Agents of Change: A Guide to Becoming a Changemaker.” This week he shares his work and opens the discussion for thoughts on being agents of change in building a better future.

This takeover occurred from December 6-12, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: The Immigrant Story

The Immigrant Story, an organization whose mission is to document and tell immigrants’ real-life stories, in order to promote empathy and advance an inclusive community. The Immigrant Story showcases snippets of their work and introduces some of the incredible people they have met along the way. 

This takeover occurred from September 20-25, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Dakota Yazzie

Dakota Yazzie is a multi-disciplinary artist currently living in Dewey, Arizona, in the midst of Apache territory. Dakota Yazzie explores their two loves in their creative life – art and music – and needs within each for collaboration, community, and storytelling.

This takeover occurred from September 6-11, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Anangookwe Wolf

Anangookwe Wolf, an Ojibwe, Assiniboine and Dakota interdisciplinary artist, gives insight into their artistic process. Their work centers around current and past familial and cultural narratives and draws attention to the current afflictions that their communities are facing.
This takeover occurred from August 9-14, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Weshoyot Alvitre

Weshoyot Alvitre, a Tongva and Scottish comic book artist, author and illustrator, shares how they combine their art and culture, gives audiences insight into their people: the Tongva, the Original people of the Los Angeles basin, and leverages the social space to retell their histories from Their own perspective as a sovereign group of people who were never given a voice in the colonial narratives of history. This takeover occurred from July 26-31, 2021.

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Social Media Takeover: Kat and Rya

Kat Salas and Rya Hueston, co-curators of the exhibition Untouchable Artifacts: A Virtual and Printed Exhibition on Indigenous Storytelling, History, and Resilience, share about storytelling in their own lives and in the exhibition. This takeover occurred from July 13-17, 2021.

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