Native Heritage Month: Zoom Event Artist Talk with Elijah Forbes

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November 19, 2021
4:00PM - 5:30PM
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Zoom

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Add to Calendar 2021-11-19 16:00:00 2021-11-19 17:30:00 Native Heritage Month: Zoom Event Artist Talk with Elijah Forbes Elijah Forbes (he/him) is Elijah 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. Register for the Elijah Forbes event here: https://u.osu.edu/landgranttruth/special-events/ 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 Zoom American Indian Studies ais@osu.edu America/New_York public
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Elijah Forbes (he/him) is Elijah 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.

Register for the Elijah Forbes event here: https://u.osu.edu/landgranttruth/special-events/

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