International Museum Day

International Museum Day is May 18.  The International Council of Museums (ICOM) announces a theme for each year. This year's theme is "Museums as Cultural Hubs: The future of tradition".  International Museum Day began in 1977 and according to the ICOM, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual…
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140 Year Anniversary of the Standing Bear v. Crook Decision

You may have heard of Wounded Knee, Custer's Last Stand, and the Trail of Tears, but there is an important part of Native American history that often goes overlooked--the Trial of Ponca Chief Standing Bear.  Though it may seem inconceivable now, prior to 1879, the nature of Native Americans was in dispute, at least according…
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Read Harder 2019 Challenge Tasks #5 and #6

Welcome to March! This month we are highlighting books for Tasks #5 and #6.   Task #5: A Book by a Journalist or about Journalism.  This task can include books by or about reporters, editors, and photographers, they can be fiction or non-fiction.  Journalism, according to Merriam-Webster , is "the collection and editing of news for presentation through…
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