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CHICAGO — The Field Museum opened a new permanent exhibition called “Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories.”

With more than four years in the making, this interactive exhibit opens the door for Native people and their stories.

For the first time in its exhibits, the Field Museum doesn’t focus only on objects but is driven by the stories of Native American people, told in their own voices. Stories of self-determination, resilience, and continuity.

Artist Storme Webber, who identifies as Sugpiaq, Black and Choctaw, explores the spirituality of Native people through the stories of her ancestors.

“Examining the spiritual continuances and resonance in urban Native people who are taken away from their lands,” Webber said.

Watch Melina Chalkia’s full report here:

The Field Museum’s new permanent exhibition "Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories" opens May 20, 2022 in Chicago. (Field Museum photo by Jay Young)
The Field Museum’s new permanent exhibition "Native Truths: Our Voices, Our Stories" opens May 20, 2022 in Chicago. (Field Museum photo by Jay Young)
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