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Della Warrior, Otoe-Missouria, to lead New Mexico museum

Della Warrior, a member of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe, has been named director of the New Mexico Museum of Indian Arts and Culture.

Warrior, a former president of the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, was selected after a national search. She will start the job on June 24.

“I am thankful to be given this opportunity to work with an institution that has been vitally instrumental in showcasing the beauty of Native arts,” Warrior said in a press release. “My vision is for MIAC to become a leader in developing exhibits and programming that share the rich histories and vibrant cultures of Indigenous peoples by engaging Native people."

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