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Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science. - MOHAI

Overcoming centuries of environmental and cultural challenges can make for unexpected partnerships that result in extraordinary outcomes. In Roots of Wisdom, stories from four Indigenous communities are brought to life in real-world examples of how traditional knowledge and cutting-edge science can be blended together to provide complementary solutions to contemporary concerns. From restoring ecosystems to rediscovering traditional foods and crafts, the exhibit invites guests to understand the important issues that Indigenous cultures face, discover innovative ways native peoples are problem-solving and contributing to the growing movement towards sustainability and the reclamation of age-old practices. On view at Seattle’s Museum of History & Industry (MOHAI) from October 7, 2023 – March 3, 2024, Roots of Wisdom provides examples of how traditional knowledge and science together create complementary solutions to contemporary concerns.

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Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge, Shared Science. was produced and is toured by the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI). The exhibit was developed by the following groups and made possible with funds provided by the National Science Foundation.

  • The Indigenous Education Institute (IEI)
  • The Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI)
  • The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation
  • Tulalip Tribes
  • Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
  • The Waikalua Loko Fishpond Preservation Society in Hawaii

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860 Terry Ave N
Seattle, WA, 98108
United States


206 324 1126
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Museum of History and Industry
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10am—5pm | Closing at 2pm: August 13, December 24, December 31
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