Writing an Ethnography of “Our Lives”: Collaborative Exhibit Making at the National Museum of the American Indian
Jennifer Shannon, Assistant Professor and Curator, Department of Anthropology and Museum of Natural History, University of Colorado, Boulder, and Bunting Summer Scholar
Colloquium, SAR Boardroom
Wednesday, July 6, 2011, 12:00–1:00 pm
The predicaments and rewards resulting from the commitment by the National Museum of the American Indian to collaborate with Native peoples are examined for three communities featured in the gallery: Island Caribs, museum professionals, and the Chicago urban Indian community.