Dr. Lindberg reads from a diary as others look on.

The Moment that Launched the Native Voices Exhibition

ANCHORAGE, AK–This 2005 photo–sent recently by Ted Mala, MD (former Commissioner of Health and Social Services in Alaska)–captures a moment that eventually led to the National Library of Medicine’s Native Voices: Native People’s Concepts of Health and Illness Exhibition. The photo portrays an epiphany (soon reinforced by similar experiences) that over time persuaded Donald A.B.…

Five students, four of whom are listening to exhibition content using headphones, stand facing the banners and iPad kiosks that comprise the Native Voices traveling exhibition.

Native Voices Traveling Exhibition Stops at Kapi’olani Community College’s Lama Library

HONOLULU, HI — The Native Voices traveling exhibition, which was in the lobby of Kapi’olani Community College’s Lama Library throughout August 2015, fostered supporting activities and local interest. For example, Kapi’olani Community College supplemented the Native Voices traveling exhibition by creating an accompanying exhibit on Hawaiian medicinal herbs. The latter featured books from the Lama…

SHI visitor experiences  the Native Voices traveling exhibition

Native Voices Traveling Exhibition Stops at the Sealaska Heritage Institute

JUNEAU, AK — The Native Voices traveling exhibition has made a mid-summer (and tourist high-season) stop at the Sealaska Heritage Institute (SHI), just a few blocks from Alaska’s capitol building in Juneau. “This exhibition carries an important message that dovetails with our core cultural values exhibit currently in the Walter Soboleff Building across the street,”…

Dr. Annette Squetimkin-Anquoe, Tania Bardy, Ralph Forquera.

Forquera and Squetimkin-Anquoe Open the Native Voices Traveling Exhibition at the U. of Washington

SEATTLE, WA — In an emotionally powerful spiritual blessing ceremony led by Annette Squetimkin-Anquoe, PhD, the Native Voices traveling exhibition opened at the University of Washington Health Sciences Library last spring. A member of the Colville Confederated Tribes, Dr. Squetimkin-Anquoe shared a brief history of each element of her Native blessing and captivated the audience…