Reverend Houston Cypress Lecture
As part of the Art + Research Center’s Summer Intensive 2017, Reverend Houston Cypress will present a free public lecture. Admission is free with required RSVP.
Decolonizing Gender, Land & Spirit
By being visible, and cultivating connections with environment and history, gender diverse people from indigenous communities remind us that possibilities exist for a more inclusive Circle of Life.
Reverend Houston Cypress is a poet, artist, environmental activist and ordained minister. Through his organization, Love the Everglades Movement, Cypress has become a major force within Miccosukee society as an advocate for cultural preservation, environmental protection, business development and sovereignty. Cypress also acts as a cultural ambassador, leading the way for meaningful exchange and connection between his society of clans and the outside world.