Interview with Rosemary Richmond, Executive Director of the AICH.
Summary: Rosemary Richmond (Akwesasne Mohawk of the Bear Clan) is a third-generation member of New York City's American Indian Community. She has worked for the American Indian Community House (AICH) since 1975, and has been its Executive Director since 1987. Under her leadership, AICH (www.aich.org) has grown from a loose consortium of groups and individuals into a multi-faceted social support and cultural center. In this interview, Richmond talks about the history of the AICH and the services the organization provides for the Native community in New York City. This interview also complements the Hemispheric Institute Digital Video Library project's American Indian Community House Collection. It is also featured on-line in the Hemispheric Institute's web cuaderno titled 'Native Performance in New York City at the American Indian Community House.'
Credits: Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politics, producer ; Janhavi Pakrashi, videographer.
Credits: Rosemary Richmond, interviewee ; Leota Lone Dog, interviewer.