The group poses in front of a Native Voices banner

Impact of Native Voices’ Interviews at Diné College

SHIPROCK, NM – The Native Voices app with interviews of Native Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Alaska Natives was recently featured in a program hosted by the library of one of Diné College’s campuses. In October, the Senator John Pinto Library at the Shiprock campus of Diné College celebrated the loan of iPads that feature the…

Two women and a man talk together, the exhibition panels visible in the background

The Native Voices Traveling Exhibition Visits a College Established by Benjamin Franklin

LANCASTER, PA–The Native Voices traveling exhibition was hosted at a college rich in Pennsylvania history. Franklin & Marshall College was established 229 years ago with a gift of 200 British pounds from noted Philadelphia author and statesman Benjamin Franklin. The college’s Martin Library of the Sciences welcomed the Native Voices exhibition in conjunction with several…

A Double-Hulled Canoe Helps Heal a Native Culture

BETHESDA, MD – The return of double-hulled canoes that crossed the Pacific Ocean centuries before international sailing, steam, and motorized ships represents a restoration of Native Hawaiian health and culture, said Nainoa Thompson, president of the Polynesian Voyaging Society, in a speech at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) in May. Thompson said one of…

A man beats a Native drum while a woman stands nearby.

Native Voices Celebrated at Clark College

VANCOUVER, WASHINGTON — The Native Voices traveling exhibition’s stop at Clark College was celebrated by a blessing ceremony, a community-generated book display, and related historical exhibits. The exhibition’s opening on February 9 was led by Chinook tribal elder (and Clark alumnus) Sam Robinson as he began a blessing ceremony that featured drummers and singing. In…