Place of Gathering and Reconciliation at the Fort Robinson Breakout Site


Nathaniel Corum is the Design Director of Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, and has been practicing humanitarian design with communities for nearly two decades.

Artist Bio

Joseph Kunkel is a Northern Cheyenne Tribal Member and the Executive Director of Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative whose architecture and design processes align with indigenous values and honors the worldview of the North American indigenous populations.

Artist Bio

Elders and culture bearers of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe in Montana have asked Kunkel and Corum to collaborate in developing a culturally responsive design for the historic site of the Fort Robinson Breakout and Massacre. The artists will listen, interact, and deliver a plan to activate the site for gathering, ceremony, and remembrance.


Award Year
2019
Status

In Progress

Nathaniel Corum

Mill Valley, CA

Nathaniel Corum is the Design Director of Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, and has been practicing humanitarian design with communities for nearly two decades. Previously a Fulbright Scholar in North Africa, he studied design at Stanford University and holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Texas at Austin.


Collaborator

Joseph Kunkel is a Northern Cheyenne Tribal Member and the Executive Director of Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative whose architecture and design processes align with indigenous values and honors the worldview of the North American indigenous populations.

Joseph Kunkel

New Haven, CT

Joseph Kunkel is a member of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, and the Executive Director of the Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative. He is a community designer and educator focused on developing capacity in Indian Country. His work with SNCC has focused on developing, researching, and sharing exemplary Native American Indian community development projects and processes nationwide.


Collaborator

Nathaniel Corum is the Design Director of Sustainable Native Communities Collaborative, and has been practicing humanitarian design with communities for nearly two decades.