Majel Peters is a Mashpee Wampanoag communication designer with 20 years of experience working in marketing and design, and a first-year student in the Digital Humanities MA program at the CUNY Graduate Center. Her passion lies in the art and practice of communication in its many forms, with a special interest in visual design, public history and collective memory. Majel’s work has included the development of strategy, messaging, and creative direction of for- and non-profit brand identities and campaigns. Her past clients have included The National Democratic Redistricting Committee, Carnegie Hall, Brooks Running, Digital Peace Now, Ted Turner Reserves, Supermajority, Committee to Project Journalists, and Reporters’ Committee for Freedom of the Press.
Majel is research lead and co-project manager of More Than Surviving, a public history project she conceived that focuses on resurfacing and celebrating expressions of Wampanoag political agency in antebellum United States.