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Rachael WrightRachael WrightDecember 29, 201611min267

Twenty Years Ago This Week in the Colorado Statesman … The Mizel Museum celebrated the opening of a new exhibit: Muslim Nations, The Statesman reported, a subsection of its Bridges of Understanding exhibit which highlighted the similarities between the two religions while appreciating their differences along with the many other ethnic and religious groups practicing in Colorado. The Bridges exhibit opened in 1994 and highlighted the Asian Pacific, Native American, African-American, Jewish and Hispanic cultures through the study of ceremonies, traditions and customs practiced within the context of “Rites of Passage.”