Panels from the Native Voices traveling exhibition stand in front of windows at Egan Library

Native Voices Visits Alaska’s Capital City

JUNEAU, AK — The Native Voices traveling exhibition visited Alaska’s capital at the University of Alaska Southeast during fall and early winter 2015. “The Native Voices exhibition was a beautiful, stimulating addition to the library [last] semester,” said Jonas A. Lamb, Public Services Librarian at the university’s Egan Library. The university is located in Alaska’s southeastern territory…

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.…

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,”…

Native dancers in tribal regalia

Native Voices Traveling Exhibition at WWAMI School of Medical Education

ANCHORAGE, AK – The Native Voices traveling exhibition’s Alaska stops included the Alaska WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, and Idaho) School of Medical Education during winter 2014-2015. WWAMI provides Alaska’s only medical training and is affiliated with the University of Washington School of Medicine. Students enroll at WWAMI for the first year, spend their second…