Inuit Cultural Heritage: Forging a Path from Museum to Community - Dawn Biddison, Bernadette Miqqusaaq Dean, Bernadette Driscoll Engelstad, Beth Greenhorn, Sonya Kelliher Combs, Joanne Schmidt

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Archives
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Panel
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9:00 AM, Saturday 5 Oct 2019 (1 hour 30 minutes)
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The richly creative, physical manifestation of Inuit cultural heritage, preserved yet often hidden away in museum and archival storerooms across North America and Europe, has begun a much anticipated journey, returning to Inuit home communities across the Arctic. Speakers in this session discuss pivotal case studies in which exhibits, research visits, digital initiatives, and community programs, initiated from both North and South, have contributed in transforming the nature of museum practice. In providing a foundation for discussion, speakers envision prospects and opportunities for the future.
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Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution
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Library and Archives Canada
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Arctic Studies Center, Smithsonian Institution, Anchorage
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