Reflecting on the Indigenous EcoWell Initiative’s achievements as it concludes

The end of the spring 2024 semester brought the conclusion of the Indigenous EcoWell Initiative after three years of impactful work. The purpose of the initiative was to connect Native/Indigenous faculty members from the School of …

From Cultural Appropriation to Cultural Appreciation at the Center for Design and Material Culture (Museum magazine; Carter, Dodge Francis, Jean, Jenkinson, Mace, Center for Design & Material Culture, Equity and Justice Network, Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection, Indigenous EcoWell Initiative and Lynn Mecklenburg Textile Gallery)

Human Ecology faculty, staff and a Ph.D. student describe the school’s efforts to use items from the Helen Louise Allen Textile Collection to help visitors understand the difference between cultural appropriation and cultural appreciation.