Ep. 68: Sharon Hoogstraten | In the Footsteps of Her Ancestors

Professional photographer Sharon Hoogstraten spent a decade portraying contemporary Potawatomis in regalia and as an unexpected dividend, discovered her own roots. A Michigan native, she traveled to Chicago for graduate study, stayed as a resident having no clue that she was walking in the footsteps of her Potawatomi grandmother, Archange Ouilmette. Listen to our wonderful conversation, and stay tuned for her featured exhibit.

Her exhibit will be available for viewing to the public August 5th, at the Beverly Shores Depot. Additional details about the exhibit can be found here: https://bsdepot.org/event/dancing-for-our-tribe-potawatomie-traditions-in-the-new-millennium-photographs-by-sharon-hoogstraten/