Whitman Mission National Historic Site
Around the Valley: with Karen Huwe
April 7, 2022
How Does Learning a New Perspective Change How You View Things? Walking the grounds at Whitman Mission, you will see this question posted on the interpretive panels. The National Park Service will replace these panels at the end of 2022 or early 2023. Currently, on the panels it states that the information listed includes one-sided representations of history and perpetuates harmful stereotypes. These depictions were wrong when created and are still wrong today. Truthfully telling this history requires the inclusion of multiple perspectives. The panels will be updated in partnership with the...