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If you’re looking for a place to celebrate Women’s History Month, consider the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York, which is planning a handful of events highlighting inspiring talents in art and film, both old and new. In a talk tomorrow, the curator Rebecca Head Trautmann will discuss the work of three contemporary artists — Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Kay WalkingStick and Emmi Whitehorse — whose modernist paintings dig into the thorny history of the American landscape. The women are among 30 artists featured in Stretching the Canvas: Eight Decades of Native Painting, the museum’s current exhibition of works that subvert stereotypes of Native American art. On Saturday, the museum will screen the award-winning film The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open (2019), which tells the troubling story of a chance encounter between two indigenous women in Vancouver — an abused pregnant teen played by Violet Nelson, who will be on hand for a Q. and A., and a polished do-gooder played by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, who, along with Kathleen Hepburn, also wrote and directed the film.

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