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Kwel' Hoy: We Draw The Line!

Exhibition by Lummi Nation and The Natural History Museum


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#PeoplevsOilGas Summit Field trip

As part of the People Vs. Oil and Gas Summit taking place in Pittsburgh from November 17th to the 20th, there will be a field trip to the museum to visit the Kwel’ Hoy: We Draw the Line exhibit.

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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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Sign the Petition: Kick Climate Deniers out of Science Museums

Rebekah Mercer sits on the board of one of our nation’s largest and most respected natural history museums, while she bankrolls groups that deny climate science. Sign this petition to the American Museum of Natural History: It’s time to get science deniers out of science museums.

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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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New Exhibition Launching This Fall

We just launched a new traveling museum exhibition developed in collaboration with the House of Tears Carvers of the Lummi Nation. Check it out in Pittsburgh at the Carnegie Museum of Natural History before it travels to museums in NJ, FL, and beyond.

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Saving Toxic Houston

Last year, we worked with TEJAS on an exhibition, citizen science air-monitoring project, and program of monthly “Toxic Tours” of Houston’s oil refineries, chemical plants, Superfund sites, and coal-powered plants. To learn more about how environmental injustice plays out in Houston, check out video and photos from the exhibition.

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