Anthropocene: Natural History Museums in the Age of Humanity

Mark your calendars! Anthropocene: Natural History Museums in the Age of Humanity ICOM NatHist Conference October 25-27, 2017 At the Carnegie Museum of Natural History in Pittsburgh 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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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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