Native American Museum vs Latino Museum

Comparing two related Museums

  • The Native American Museum focusing on Natives while ignoring the blending with the colonizer and other cultures.
  • The Latino Museum focusing on the mixed identity of Latinos while ignoring the colonized Native Americans.

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You don’t have to be mixed-race to have a mixed identity

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A new exhibit at the Wing Luke museum is part of a growing movement that says our racial identity is a personal choice, not a fact of birth. Editor’s note: Laura Kina, who is quoted throughout this…

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Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History

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The world’s largest institution dedicated to the African American experience!

The Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History provides learning opportunities, exhibitions, programs and events based on collections and research that explore the diverse history and culture of African Americans and their African origins.

Founded in 1965 by Detroit obstetrician Dr. Charles Wright

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Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, Seattle, WA

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The Wing Luke Museum of the Asian American Experience connects everyone to the rich history, dynamic cultures and art of Asian Pacific Americans through vivid storytelling and inspiring experiences.

“Knowing first hand the effects of racial discrimination, Wing was instrumental in Seattle’s passing of an Open Housing Ordinance in 1963 with punitive provisions against racial discrimination in the selling or renting of real estate. He fought for civil rights, urban renewal and historic preservation.”
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Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program

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Videos, photographs, and audio clips from the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program. Learn more about the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Program through photo slideshows of events, educational videos, and more.

Community Village‘s insight:

This video talks about the Chinese exclusion act.

The Smithsonian does not yet have a dedicated museum for Asian Americans.

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Intersections as American Life: Smithsonian Asian-Latino Festival 2013

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To celebrate the cultural intersections of Asian and Latino cultures, the Smithsonian Asian Pacific American Center and the Smithsonian Latino Center have collaborated to bring you public talks, pop-up museums, and digital exhibitions.

Community Village‘s insight:

Special thanks to Thomas Lopez of Latinas and Latinos of Mixed Ancestry (LOMA)!

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The International Civil Rights Center & Museum

Via Scoop.itSocial Justice Museums

The The International Civil Rights Center & Museum has turned the F.W. Woolworth building in Greensboro, N.C. into a monument to the power of human courage and its ability to bring about social change.
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