Program

#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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Museum Luncheon with Tribal Delegation

This luncheon will bring a delegation of tribal leaders involved in the exhibition together with museum staff in town for the conference, and students and faculty from the University of Pittsburgh Museum Studies Program. 

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Lummi Totem Pole Journey in Pittsburgh

For the first time the Totem Pole Journey will come to Pittsburgh. Join us in this unique, Indigenous-led event that will thread together our hearts and minds because what moves us is also what motivates us.

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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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