TITLE

YUP'IK ELDERS IN MUSEUMS: FIELDWORK TURNED ON ITS HEAD

AUTHOR(S)
Fienup-Riordan, Ann
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Arctic Anthropology;1998, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p49
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes efforts begun in 1994 to bring Yup'ik elders in direct contact with museum collections gathered from their region 100 years ago to simultaneously preserve their knowledge and make it available to scholars and Yup'ik community members. Yup'ik reaction to learning about the existence of Yup'ik collections in Germany; Details of Yup'ik elders' work in museum collections.
ACCESSION #
3656422

 

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