Whale People: Protectors of the Sea

This exhibition and short film, debuting at the Florida Museum of Natural History, tells the story of today’s environmental emergency through the figure of the orca. Native communities coast to coast enjoin us all to protect, restore, and pass on to future generations a respect for each other, the sacred waters, and all our relations.

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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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