May
02

A museum to celebrate

A museum to celebrate

In 1897, a wealthy oil heir acquired a deerskin shirt from the Navajo foreman of a railroad construction project in Arizona. That single acquisition led to a lifetime dedicated to collecting and documenting American Indian culture as the “sources of vistas and dreams.” Dr. Skorton shows us those vistas and shares those dreams as the American Indian Museum celebrates its first century.
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May
02

May Day: America’s most traditional, radical, complicated holiday

May Day: America’s most traditional, radical, complicated holiday

From its earliest origins as a Roman festival of spring, May Day has evolved to celebrate everything from pagan fertility to the rights of the working man to a showcase for militaristic strength. Jordan Grant explores the complicated history of the holiday. Continue reading May Day: America’s most traditional, radical, complicated holiday

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