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Stepping Out of Our Comfort Zone & Stepping Up to Our Responsibilities

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Native Heritage Month

Submitted by Steve Gavazzi on Sat, 10/30/2021 - 11:05 PM

Artist Talk with Elijah Forbes

Comic style illustration of indigenous young adult male sketching on a tablet

When: Friday, Nov 19, 2021 | 4:00 PM EST
Where: Zoom Event

Elijah Forbes (he/him) is an Odawa Two-Spirited comic artist and community organizer, who works with themes of Indigenous Futurisms, reclaiming power out of trauma, and transgender joy. Elijah primarily works in the fields of graphic novels and children’s literature. He has previously worked with Twitter to create illustrated media for the Trans Awareness Week hashtag, as well as with many other clients to bring their ideas to life. Some of these companies include: BookRiot, Andrews McMeel Publishing, The Boys and Girls Club of Canada, and Iron Circus Comics. He seeks to create work that uplifts people of transgender and Indigenous backgrounds.

Please register in advance for this event. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Made possible by the Indigenous Art & Humanities Grant at The Ohio State University. Sponsored by The Ohio State University Newark Earthworks Center and The Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum, with the support of the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Committee at The Ohio State University – Newark

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