First Nations Dialogues

Reflection on FND

Reflection on FND

By Kate ten Buuren

During the first week of my time on Lenape lands in New York City, I went to visit the National Museum of the American Indian. When I arrived at the steps I, like many others who had come to learn about the First Peoples of the land, was barred entry by a sign that read β€˜The National Museum of American Indian is closed due to Federal Government Shutdown.’