The Pilgrim Hall Museum, 75 Court St., will debut student art exhibit “Illuminating Stories,” on show through January 2022, with an opening reception from 4 to 6 p.m. Nov. 6.   “Illuminating Stories,” an exhibition featuring the art of Herring Pond Wampanoag Tribal members and Plymouth North and Plymouth South students, will be unveiled at the open-to-the-public reception. The exhibit will be on view in the Museum’s glass front entrance through January 2022.  Illuminating Stories is the result of…

De-Colonizing The Mindset All Indigenous Peoples have inherent rights—rights that exist regardless of stateor federal definitions. Unfortunately, America has consistently ignored sometribes while recognizing others. For centuries, the United States legal system hastreated Native Americans as inferior beings to those of European descent, andtherefore deserving of lesser rights. This degradation does not eliminate theinherent rights of Indigenous peoples; it merely means they have been ignored. A problem exists in the…

Did you know that part of Massachusetts’ renewable energy contracts include electricity generated from Canadian hydropower? This energy, sourced from megadams that violate indigenous rights, destroy ecosystems, and release greenhouse gases, would be brought from Quebec through a transmission corridor running through Maine, that would cut through hundreds of miles of carbon-capturing forests and the ancestral territories of indigenous communities. This corridor, commonly known as the CMP corridor or New…