Going on the Journey of Learning to Respect Our Elders

Growing up in the United States, in a predominantly white neighborhood and attending predominantly white schools, I experienced an identity crisis in my youth: I wanted to be Caucasian. I wanted to disconnect myself from my Chinese roots. I perceived all Chinese...

Documentation as Remembrance

  Devastating events of the past few years, from the Covid-19 pandemic to racism, war, and environmental crises, have been universally shared by people around the world, yet individually experienced. Reflecting on responses to these challenges can include...

“Il repose ici”

The Great October Storm of 1893, despite remaining one of the largest natural disasters in the U.S. to date, was lost to history for nearly 100 years. It remained untold in hurricane treatises and in general literature and lingered only in the colloquial memory of...

Close to Home

During the American Revolution, the Seneca aided the British Empire. While the Seneca, like all nations in the Haudenosaunee, initially declined to participate in the conflict, eventually they chose to support the British. By 1779, this decision had devastating...

The Thomas Indian School

       This exhibition, “It’s about community, told by community, and supported by community.” —Hayden Haynes     This photo essay by Hayden Haynes is part of the culmination of a community looking at the effects and aftereffects of one Indian...