Lessons from the past

Sherri Gardner HowellFarragut

“Roots of Wisdom: Native Knowledge. Shared Science.” opens at the Farragut Museum on Thursday, May 25. The exhibit is one of the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibitions and focuses on local ecosystems that face serious environmental challenges.

The exhibition features stories of ecological and cultural restoration from the Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Tulalip Tribes, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, and Native Hawaiians. It addresses the innovative solutions found by Native communities that combine traditional knowledge with science.

This special exhibition is open through Aug. 27. The Museum, located inside Farragut Town Hall at 11408 Municipal Center Drive, is open 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Admission is free.

Info: www.townoffarragut.org/museum.

 

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