Barbara Mumby-Huerta

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Barbara Mumby-Huerta
Vice President of Programs and Partnerships, Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
Barbara Mumby-Huerta is a descendant of the Powhatan Confederacy (Patawomeck, Pamunkey and Mattaponi) and is the Vice President of Programs and Partnerships for the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation. From 2014-2020, she was the Director of Community Investments for the San Francisco Arts Commission. As a 2019 Open Society Racial Equality fellow, Barbara works to shift narratives and push boundaries around the authentic representation of Indigenous Peoples in the public realm. Barbara received BA’s in Studio Arts and Native American Studies from the University of California, Berkeley and an MA in Museum Studies and an MBA from John F. Kennedy University. She is also a practicing visual artist and uses the arts to engage community, address historical trauma and move policy.


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