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Indigenous peoples in the modern world: A call to end colonial misconceptions and racial stereotyping – National Museum of the American Indian

In the Washington Post [22 November 2017], Kevin Gover, director of the museum, deals with five popular misconceptions about Native America | Read the full story here>> Thanksgiving recalls for many people a meal between European colonists and indigenous Americans that we … Continue reading

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Tip | Explore resources for the classroom and tribal Museums: The National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) – Washington D.C.

Do you hope to visit the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., or New York? Would you like to learn more about Native American traditions, history, and contemporary issues, or explore resources for the classroom? You’ve come … Continue reading

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Providing unique learning experiences: the family-friendly imagiNATIONS Activity Center of the National Museum of the American Indian – Washington DC

Open every day, the interactive, family-friendly imagiNATIONS Activity Center provides visitors of all ages with a multitude of unique learning experiences. Native peoples have always used the natural environments around them to meet their needs, and today many of their … Continue reading

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The Power of Self-Interpretation: Ideas on Starting a Community Museum

[…] To appreciate the potential of the community museum, consider the challenges local communities, especially disadvantaged ones, face today. The effects of globalization include persistent poverty, loss of cultural identity, accelerated migration, and disintegration of the bonds of unity and … Continue reading

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Audio | Blood Quantum, Racist Mascots, and Treaty Rights: National Museum of the American – USA

I would say blood quantum has always been an issue. I think Natives have always opposed it. It’s not how we decide who’s Native. It’s not accurate. It’s not even based on anything but what a government agent said 100 … Continue reading

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