Native American Heritage Month is Every Month: Resource Round Up

November is officially Native American Heritage Month in the United States. The first official legislation recognizing this dates to the George H. W. Bush administration in 1990. In recent years, there has been much conversation about celebrating Indigenous Peoples’ Day in October, replacing “Columbus Day,” which was designated as a federal holiday in 1937. Although…

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Is Everyone Over the Statues?

In June of 2020, in the weeks following the murder of George Floyd and the spark of unrest against police violence and brutality against marginalized American citizens, I felt bolstered and energized, living through a classic regime-changing scene: the toppling of statues that represented the old world order throughout the country. It was such a…

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The Academia to Museum Pipeline

Museum Drip was dripping along in my head for years, but as I’ve previously acknowledged, it was the urgency to say something in response to @ChangeTheMuseum that got me to finally hit “publish.” The stories on this account call attention to racial microaggressions (and aggressive-aggressions) and top-down governance that seeks to please super-wealthy board members.…

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