We Are the Ocean

An Indigenous Response to Climate Change

Exhibition Website

Nov 4 2016 - Nov 12 2017

Global temperatures are on the rise. Coral reefs are slowly dying. Islands are now gradually disappearing due to rising waters. Storms are increasing both in frequency and in strength. The Pacific Ocean is now filled with plastic debris. These are just some of the issues facing the ocean today. In this space, explore how indigenous communities are responding to the ways climate change is affecting our waters and our lives. [...]

"We sweat and cry salt water. The ocean is in us." - Professor Teresia Teaiwa

Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website

  • American
  • Contemporary
  • Indigenous
  • Maika'i Tubbs
  • Yvonne C. Neth
  • and others

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