City of Greeley Museums is embarking on a project to collect the experiences of individuals, families, businesses and communities throughout Weld County relating to the COVID-19 pandemic
City of Greeley Museums Land Acknowledgment
City of Greeley Museums occupy land that is home to the Arapaho, Cheyenne, and Ute, as well as other tribes that have ties to this region. The traditional lifeways of Indigenous peoples were robust and thriving for thousands of years. Europeans began exploring and colonizing in the late 1500s, bringing devastation to the land and Native nations. Yet Tribal values, beliefs, and customs, including a deep respect and gratitude for the natural environment, remain in practice today.
Greeley Museums acknowledge that our continued presence on the homeland of Indigenous peoples contributes to the overwriting of Native histories and devaluing of Native voices. In an effort to address this, we recognize and celebrate the expertise of Indigenous peoples in stewarding their land, cultural artifacts, and histories. We are actively working to share power and decision-making authority with Native communities. Together, we can interrupt colonizing practices, prioritize Native voices, and offer a deeper, more complete view of the region’s past, present, and future.
FOR RELEASE: The Greeley History Museum, 714 8th St., continues evening hours on the second Thursday of the month. Museum at Twilight is a special event from 4-8 p.m. that offers visitors opportunities to explore the galleries and enjoy light refreshments. The next...
FOR RELEASE: In celebration of Historic Preservation Month this May, Greeley’s Historic Preservation Commission will sponsor a special History Brown Bag presentation noon, Thursday, May 27. George Junne, Ph.D., a University of Northern Colorado (UNC) Professor and...
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