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Repatriating Native Remains

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On January 13, 2023
In 1862, President Lincoln ordered the largest mass execution in American history, ending the Dakota War. This grotesque event gets even worse. At the end of the executions, the bodies were taken for burial. In Rochester, Minnesota, a doctor wanted a body for his sons, who he hoped would be doctors, to experiment upon. So […]

Music Notes

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On May 28, 2022

While in the South on my music tour a couple of weeks ago, I ran into a bunch of random music museums that of course I had to stop at. While I first started the trip in Memphis, I didn’t go to S

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Greed at the Museum

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On October 7, 2021
Everyone said in the 80s and 90s and 00s that public institutions should be run like a business. Now they are–with high priced leadership taking all the resources while cutting staff and making life worse for most of its workers. We see that at the university bigtime. It’s also the same at museums, where high-priced […]
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Good news for those of us who follow the history of major Euro-American institutions looting objects from tribal peoples around the world. And more importantly, good news for the Ponca. A tomahawk once owned by Chief Standing Bear, a pioneering Native American civil rights leader, is returning to his Nebraska tribe after decades in a […]

World War I Museum

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On July 4, 2021

I did want to mention before too much time passed that I visited the World War I Museum in Kansas City a couple of weeks ago. It’s a very popular museum and largely a good one. The two videos ar

Museums!

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On October 31, 2020

In the last month, I’ve had two opportunities to travel to New York for work. That means–museums! OMG, museums! I was so happy! Of course, tickets are timed, limited admissions, etc. Which

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