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Country and Culture Relations, Then and Now

When Clifford referenced the “worlds no more” of Pacific and Oceania nations different historians categorized in his essay “Histories of the Tribal and Modern”, he used a specific exhibition that came from the Maori people in New Zealand to illustrate his point that these nations and people still do exist and are still creating art. 344 more words


Spring is in the air

This month’s collaborative post highlights items from our Artifact Collection that remind us of spring. I know it’s probably a little premature to start thinking of spring, but tell that to this week’s forecast! 878 more words

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Inside the National Museum of African American History & Culture

President Trump visited our nation’s newest national museum today and provided a few remarks afterwards, a video of which can be found below. I have not yet visited the museum so I spent some time learning a bit about it. 63 more words



By Wayne T. Dowdy

Prisoners do not have a choice about which prison authorities place them in, nor can they control who moves in a cell or dormitory where they live.  1,706 more words

Writing Life From Inside Prisons