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Opening Ceremony for KŪKULU: Pillars Standing Together

Presented by the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU and Mauna Kea Education and Awareness.


Join us for an opening ceremony for KŪKULU: Pillars Standing Together featuring remarks from co-curator Lehuanani DeFranco (Kānaka ʻŌiwi); Chief Dwaine Perry (Ramapough-Lunaape Nation); Chenae Bullock (Shinnecock/Montauk), Founder/CEO of Moskehtu Consulting and Cultural Preservationist; Roberto Mukaro Burrero (Taino), Human Rights Advocate and Cultural Advisor; and Cliff Matias (Kichwa/Taino), Cultural Director at Redhawk Indigenous Arts Council, Founder of Reddrum MC.


Directions and accessibility: The Schwartz Plaza Vitrines are visible to the public 24/7 in the brick passage-way between NYU Bobst Library and NYU Stern, directly south of Washington Square East and across from founder’s memorial. The passage-way is wheelchair accessible. This is a fully outdoor event. If you have any access needs, please email apa.rsvp@nyu.edu.



Photograph of Kahaili giving wai (water) as ho’okupu (an offering) to the Mauna at Pu’uhuluhulu by Leinaʻala Sleighthom, her mother.

Venue: Schwartz Plaza
New York, NY
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Add to Calendar 05/09/2023 05:30 PM 05/09/2023 06:30 PM America/New_York Opening Ceremony for KŪKULU: Pillars Standing Together More detail: https://apa.nyu.edu/event/opening-ceremony-for-kukulu-pillars-standing-together/ Schwartz Plaza, New York, NY