THEN/HiER blog: Interview with Terry Point

Leoboduv via WikimediaLast month, Musqueam curator Terry Point gave an address to the THEN/HiER conference at the Museum of Anthropology in Vancouver, focusing on how collaborative museum work can be improved when we remember our teachings.

In Hun’qumi’num, the language spoken by Musqueam people, the phrase “xʷəńiwən ce:p kʷθəθ nəὠeyəɬ” means “remember your teachings.” Point shared with us how the phrase came to have particular meaning for him as a Musqueam person and a museum worker.

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