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Kwel' Hoy: We Draw The Line!

Exhibition by Lummi Nation and The Natural History Museum


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Pole Blessing Ceremony

Acclaimed master carver Jewell Praying Wolf James (Lummi Nation) and Doug James (Lummi Nation) of the House of Tears Carvers will take part in a totem pole blessing ceremony led by Faith Spotted Eagle (Yankton Sioux), marking the openings of the ICOM NatHist conference Museums in the Age of Humanity and the new exhibition Kwel’ Hoy: We Draw the Line.

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Kwel’ Hoy: We Draw the Line!

As we face the disruptive effects of anthropogenic climate change, Native American communities have taken a leading role in the grassroots movement to protect the environment for future generations. Kwel Hoy’: We Draw the Line introduces visitors to the values and concerns guiding Indigenous environmentalism, testifying to the resilience and courage of Native American communities today.

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The Natural History Museum teamed up with the Center for Native Peoples and the Environment and Indigenous scientists to help organize a March for Science endorsement letter affirming the role of Indigenous Science and traditional ways of knowing.

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