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The Native universe and museums in the twenty-first century : the significance of the National Museum of the American Indian.

Author: National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, ©2005.
Series: NMAI editions.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Conference proceedings
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Material Type: Conference publication, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
ISBN: 1933565004 9781933565002
OCLC Number: 61229722
Notes: Papers presented at the opening international symposium of the National Museum of the American Indian held Sept. 20, 2004.
Description: 144 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Cultural futures / W. Richard West, Jr. --
Introduction: Coming full circle / Elaine Heumann Gurian --
Living entities / Jette Sandahl --
Native voice at the Canadian Museum of Civilization / George F. Macdonald --
Establishing connections, releasing capacities : a reflection on the resurgence of indigenous arts in Australia / Bernice L. Murphy --
The Museum Of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa : a bicultural model for museums / Dame Cheryll Sotheran --
Australian museums and indigenous peoples : from previous possessions to ongoing responsibilities / Des Griffen --
In search of an indigenous place : museums and indigenous culture / Richard W. Hill, Sr. --
On being Indian : museums and indigenous engagement in human development / Amareswar Galla --
Blessing : Ganonyok / G. Peter Jemison (Seneca).
Series Title: NMAI editions.
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This book was published as the Smithsonian opened the National Museum of the American Indian on the National Mall. The authors describe the NMAI's process of surveying their membership and visitors to the George Gustav Heye Center, and the results of their analysis. The idea of a "fourth museum"...
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