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Anna Kate Cannon, Dumbarton Oaks Humanities Fellow, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Anna Kate Cannon received her A.B. from  History & Literature and her secondary in Ethnicity, Migration, & Rights from Harvard University. From 2021-2022, she was a fellow at Dumbarton Oaks and at Smithsonian Folkways Recordings, where she stewarded and created protocol for Folkways’ Indigenous recordings collections. She currently works as a paralegal for a civil rights firm in New York City.

From The Mountains of California, by John Muir (New York: The Century, 1898)

Plant of the Month: White Sage

An important part of Indigenous spirituality and identity, the aromatic evergreen shrub is being threatened by poachers and over-commercialization.