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
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.
Panel: Ways of Knowing the Anthropocene
This panel will feature museum professionals and Indigenous leaders invested in bringing together scientific and Indigenous voices and ways of knowing.
Kwel’ Hoy: We Draw the Line!
As we face the disruptive effects of anthropogenic climate change, Indigenous 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 communities today.