Tecumseh Ceaser

An Indigenous artist with red cap on that reads Decolonize. He wears a navy blue button up with white dots. On his neck, two necklaces, one with a hanging Wampum carved shell and a second one shaped in a circle made out of bright green beads.
Caption: Courtesy of Tecumseh Ceaser.
Image Description: An Indigenous artist with red cap on that reads Decolonize. He wears a navy blue button up with white dots. On his neck, two necklaces, one with a hanging Wampum carved shell and a second one shaped in a circle made out of bright green beads.

Tecumseh Ceaser is an Indigenous artist and cultural consultant. He is Matinecock Turkey clan, with kinship ties to the Montaukett, Shinnecock, and Unkechaug nations. Born and raised in Queens, NY, the homeland of the Matinecock, he works in the traditional medium and practice of Wampum (quahog shell) carving. He frequently collaborates with organizations to bring cultural programming to local tribes and their communities. He currently serves as an advisor for the Global Indigenous Youth Caucus at the United Nations, where he advocates for Indigenous Americans’ rights to member states, NGOs, and other indigenous nations. He is currently in residence at Flushing Town Hall. Ceaser is based in New York City.

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