NEWS & BLOG

Conquering Columbus: Indigenous Peoples Day

Above all, Indigenous People’s Day is an invitation to lift up, align with, and stand behind the struggles of Indigenous Peoples past, present, and future. In this post, we outline just a few ways you can honor, celebrate, and take action.

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About The NHM: artist statement from Not An Alternative

The Natural History Museum (NHM) is a program of Not An Alternative, a non-profit organization and collective that works at the interaction of art, activism, cultural organizing and critical theory. Since launching in 2014, NHM has grown into an institution in its own right. This artist statement situates NHM’s work within its broader art/activism practice.

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New outdoor exhibition and IMAX-style film venue

This weekend we debuted our new traveling museum venue with a presentation of ‘Whale People: Protectors of the Sea’ at the Lummi Nation. The outdoor exhibition features a 3,000 pound totem pole, and an award-winning IMAX-style film that tells the story of the environmental emergency through the figures of the orca and the salmon.

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Welcoming two new team members!

We are thrilled to be working with two new team members, please join us in welcoming Storytelling Fellow Ruth Miller (Curyung Tribe) and Senior Research Fellow Mark Auslander. Sending socially distanced virtual elbow bumps their way.

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