Carolyn McClellan

Carolyn McClellan, Assistant Director, Programs, Smithsonian Institution – National Museum of the American Indian

Carolyn is the Assistant Director, Programs, for the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, with oversight for all cultural programming; including tribal festivals and the museum’s annual Living Earth Festival, internships and fellowships, seminars and symposia. She came to the museum in 2008. Originally from Oklahoma and an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation, she has an extensive background in cultural resource management, historic preservation and tribal consultation.

Carolyn received her BA in Anthropology from the University of Arizona and her MA in Anthropology and American Indian Studies from the University of Oklahoma. Her current focus is on environmental impacts due to climate change, Native cultural traditions, tourism, and food sovereignty.

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