The Mennonite Heritage Museum and Park in Henderson, Nebraska, is hosting a traveling peace exhibit that features the famous Hutterite war resisters who were tortured to death by the American army during World War I. The traveling exhibit, titled “Voices of Conscience: Peace Witness in the Great War,” opened at the museum on Sunday, July […]

The Orang Asli Crafts Museum in Kuala Lumpur recently featured the cultures and the history of the Semai and the Mah Meri societies of Malaysia in a special, two-day event. According to an article last week in The Star, a Malaysian newspaper, visitors learned about the traditional beliefs, tools, and clothing of the two Orang […]

India’s National Museum Institute, part of the National Museum in New Delhi, has taken a strong interest in preserving the unique cultural heritage of Ladakh. According to an article published last week, the Institute is focusing on what they call the intangible cultural heritage (ICH) of the Ladakhi people. The National Museum Institute (NMI), which […]

Last Thursday, the Nattilik Heritage Centre in Gjoa Haven officially opened. It displays Inuit items taken by Roald Amundsen during his historic voyage through the Northwest Passage. According to earlier news reports, Amundsen stayed in the small community in Nunavut, named after his ship the Gjoa, for nearly two years, from October 1903 to August […]

A museum in northwestern Montana is now displaying a special exhibit about the Hutterites, designed to dispel the false images about them aired a year ago by the National Geographic Channel. The exhibit, prepared by Kristy Calvery, Curator of the Conrad Transportation and Historical Museum in Conrad, Montana, showcases the realities of nearby Hutterite colonies. […]

Ian Brown, a native of Tristan da Cunha but now a resident of the UK, paid a visit last month with his wife to the Italian town of Camogli, the birthplace of Andrea Repetto, his great grandfather. Unlike a lot of news reports from Tristan da Cunha that are only of local interest, this seemingly […]