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The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in New York. Open 10am to 5pm, Thursdays to 8pm; closed Dec. 25. Free. Legal:
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Robin Cembalest Aug 13
Decolonizing Taíno: How Caribbean’s Native heritage persevered for centuries, in spiritual, domestic & cultural practice—nurturing indigenous identity movement among today’s blended societies—in fascinating new show
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🔥 Free tickets for 's become available for download at midnight tonight. Each ticket admits two on Sept 22. More than 1,100 museums are taking part. (We're always free in NY & DC, but we're happy to support museums that aren't.)
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Micah Walter Studio Aug 8
We are excited to announce our new Culture Pass Adventures blog series! Follow us as we visit museums across New York that are participating in Culture Pass. The first museum we plan to explore is in NYC.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 7
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Taíno cemi carved to represent a human head, AD 800–1500, San Pedro de Macorís Province, Dominican Republic. 20/3511 This type of cemí—in design & function related to 3-corner stone cemis—was developed on Hispaniola. It probably represents a Native leader venerated after death.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 7
Mondays & Wednesdays throughout August from 2 to 4 pm, join Jorge Estévez (Taíno) to explore Taíno lifeways and living traditions. For this and other programs supporting "Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean," see .
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SmithsonianAffiliate Aug 3
fun field trip w/NYC Affiliates today to the new & exhibitions at , our gracious host. great colleagues, great discussion.. great way to start the weekend! thx for coming
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 6
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At the open house, Taíno tekina (teacher) and activist Jorge Estévez and others explore how to use the exhibition both inside and outside school. Enjoy refreshments, connect with colleagues, and obtain resources for your classroom.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 6
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Produced in English and Spanish in collaboration with the Smithsonian Latino Center, Taíno focuses on the rural roots of the Taíno movement and the legacy of Native peoples throughout the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands and their U.S. diasporas.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 6
NY-area educators, join us Thurs, Aug 16, 5–7:30pm, to see the new exhibition, "Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean." For details and to register for this free open house, see
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Smithsonian Latino Center Aug 4
Have you always wanted to weave your own hammock? Today is your chance to learn! Visit at and join the hammock-making workshop at 1:00 pm.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 2
& Summer Sounds Downtown heads a series of programs on Taíno themes. Irka performs tonight from 5 to 6 pm in the NY museum's Diker Pavilion. Followed in August by workshops, gallery demonstrations in the Taíno exhibition, and more.
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Edmin De Los Santos Aug 1
The has recently debut a new exhibition celebrating history from 1492 and beyond. For more info, visit .
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Steven Alvarez Aug 1
Bringing Taíno peoples back into history via
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Aug 1
New York friends, join us tomorrow at 5 pm when presents musician and student of Caribbean music Irka Mateo. The show willl go on rain (in the museum) or shine (on the cobblestones out front).
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Jul 30
Caribbean Life's and the lead curator of "Taíno" discuss key questions such as the relevance of heritage and the Taíno movement to non-Natives and differing Taíno legacies in the English-, French-, and Spanish speaking islands.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Jul 28
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societies of Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico, as well as other areas of the Caribbean. Explore the rural roots of the Taíno movement and find information about the legacy of Native peoples throughout the Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands and their U.S. diasporas.
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Jul 28
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Over the past 40 years, a diverse Taíno movement has challenged the idea that Native peoples in the Greater Antilles became extinct shortly after European colonization. The movement is spurring a regeneration of Indigenous identity within the racially mixed and culturally blended
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Jul 28
Opening weekend for "Taíno: Native Identity and Heritage in the Caribbean | Taíno: herencia e identidad indígena en el Caribe" continues Sunday, July 29, with curator's tours at 10 a.m. (in English) and noon (in Spanish). Details:
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AmerIndianMuseumNYC Jul 23
—August 16, 5 to 7:30p, join us to explore ways of using the exhibition "Taíno: Native Heritage & Identity in the Caribbean" to teach/learn. Enjoy refreshments, connect w/ colleagues, get classroom ideas & resources. Signup:
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ITeachNYC Jul 27
Teachers: and are hosting a special open house for educators in conjunction with the new exhibit: "Taíno: Native Heritage and Identity in the Caribbean" Registration closes on 8/10!
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