Opening Ceremony for KŪKULU: Pillars Standing Together

Venue: Schwartz Plaza
New York, NY
Get Directions
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: Schwartz Plaza, New York, NY

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



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

Exit mobile version