On September 23rd and 24th 2019, Summer Sutton and Anjelica Gallegos attended the American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers Conference in Albuquerque, New Mexico. This year’s conference theme was “Energizing the Indigenous Design Community”. Gallegos and Sutton presented on the historical significance, design principles, construction and curatorial process of the Making Space for Resistance: Past, Present, Future exhibition. New questions and viewpoints were expressed from Indigenous architects, designers, engineers, family members and the greater design community in the audience.
Other presenters during the conference included John Paul Jones, Tammy Eagle Bull, David Garce, Tamarah Begay and more.