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Ryah Aqel

Ryah Aqel was born to a Palestinian family and grew up in Michigan. She is a cultural producer and multimedia artist interested in the relationship between indigenous communities, identity and land, in Palestine and beyond. She holds a BA in politics and Middle Eastern Studies (University of Michigan) and an MA in Near Eastern Studies (New York University). Aqel served most recently as Curator of Education and Public Programming at the Arab American National Museum.