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Kwel' Hoy: Many Struggles, One Front

Exhibition by The Natural History Museum with the Lummi Nation


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Panel: Science for the People

How can scientists better amplify their voices in today’s fractured public sphere? This discussion panel will convene a group of eminent scientific researchers who have also stepped into the public limelight around issues of critical contemporary importance.

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Panel: Museums in a Time of Crisis

This discussion panel will feature a group of museum professionals and activists who have helped move the sector in significant new directions by stressing the responsibility of museums to their publics in the broadest possible sense.

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Kwel Hoy: Many Struggles, One Front

This exhibition–the latest stop on the Lummi Nation’s Totem Pole Journey–connects the New Jersey science community’s efforts to protect the local watershed from the proposed PennEast Pipeline to the nearby Ramapough Lenape Nation’s struggle to stop the Pilgrim Pipeline, and the Lummi’s struggles to protect the waters of the Pacific Northwest from oil tankers and pipelines.

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From the Blog

Museum Magazine: The Right Side of History

Our feature article in the Summer 2018 issue of Museum Magazine, published by the American Alliance of Museums, explores how museums can support Native-led climate justice initiatives.

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Kwel’ Hoy: Many Struggles, One Front

The Journey Continues! Kwel’ Hoy: Many Struggles, One Front is the next stop in a cross-country tour, evolving museum exhibition and public programming series.

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The Natural History Museum Co-Founder & Director Named 2018 Roddenberry Fellow

The Natural History Museum is pleased to announce that co-founder and Director, Beka Economopoulos, has been named an inaugural Roddenberry Fellow. She is one of 20 recipients chosen “based on their commitment

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Open Letter from Scientists to the American Museum of Natural History

At a time when science itself is under attack, trusted institutions of science are needed now more than ever. The AMNH’s ties to Mercer risk undermining the credibility of the institution and eroding the public’s trust. This it too high a price to pay.

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