Museums, History, and Colonizing Narratives: The Jamestown Story

Nationalparks.Nationalparks at en.wikipedia [CC BY-SA 2.5], via Wikimedia Commons February 19, 2019; Teen Vogue As we noted recently in NPQ, “Museums, as repositories of historical artifacts, contain interpretations of culture, history, and the natural world, traditionally through the lens of the monied class.” As such, they often reinforce dominant narratives and cultural perceptions with “authority”…

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