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Multicultural Travel News newsletter (MTN) covers travel news of interest to ethnic and niche travelers and those who market to them. We write about destinations that interest multicultural travelers or have outreach campaigns to travelers of Hispanic, African American, Asian American and other cultural backgrounds; women; LGBT travelers and people with disabilities.
Multicultural Travel News is also written for leisure and business travelers looking for what to see and do and for marketing executives interested in ideas, best practices and the business case for targeting so-called "minority" travelers. We cover cities and countries, hotels, airlines, cruise lines, convention and visitor bureaus, tour operators and other travel marketers with a multicultural angle. Multicultural Travel news is written and edited by Lisa Skriloff.

American Museum of Natural History Appoints Renowned Nuu-chah-nulth artist and cultural historian Haa’yuups to Play Key Role in Reinterpretation of Historic Northwest Coast Hall


Nuu-chah-nulth artist and cultural historian Haa’yuups (Ron Hamilton) was appointed as co-curator of the American Museum of Natural History’s multi-year project to update, conserve, and restore the historic Northwest Coast Hall. The appointment was announced by Museum President Ellen V. Futter. Haa’yuups is joining Peter Whiteley, the Museum’s curator of North American Ethnology, as co-curator of the Northwest Coast Hall renovation. Haa’yuups is a First Nations artist, scholar, and historian. Over the past 30 years, he has been active globally through publications, public lectures, and curatorial work. In addition to the American Museum of Natural History, he has collaborated with the Museo Nacional de Antropología in Mexico, the Musée de l'Homme in Paris, the British Museum in London, and the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C. He is the Head of the House of Takiishtakamthlat-h, of the Huupachesat-h First Nation, Nuu-chah-nulth. In addition to his role as a community scholar and historian, Haa’yuups is also a regalia designer, painter, carver, dancer, singer, metal engraver, graphic designer, and illustrator. The American Museum of Natural History, founded in 1869, is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions. Visit amnh.org for more information.