A group of weavers from the Republic of the Marshall Islands took part in a two-week Recovering Voices Community Research Program visit to study historic plaited mats held by the Department of Anthropology at NMNH. These finely plaited mats, called jaki-ed or nieded in Marshallese, were worn in the past by people of the Marshall Islands.
From April 25 to September 27, 2019, Marta Ostajewska took a part in Coling grant at the Smithsonian. As an artist and researcher her work deals with horizontal relations in site-specific activities. Learn about her outcomes during her time in Washington, DC.