Tamara Eagle Bull, FAIA, AICAE, NCARB, the first Native American woman in the U.S. to become a licensed architect, will present a public keynote titled Sovereignty Through Design at the AIA South Dakota Annual Convention, Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, 7:30 p.m., at the Ramkota Convention Center Annex.
Eagle Bull, a member of the Oglala Lakota Nation hailing from South Dakota, will showcase contemporary Indigenous design projects and demonstrate the expression of Native American culture through design.
Eagle Bull is an advocate for culturally relevant and responsible design and a recognized leader in the realm of contemporary Native American architecture. She uses her position and knowledge to improve the schools and communities in which she works. Eagle Bull is the co-founder of Lincoln, Nebraska-based Encompass Architects and the winner of the 2018 American Institute of Architects (AIA) Whitney M. Young Jr. Award.
Free tickets can be obtained here.