4 record(s) found with the tag "museum" (multi-year projects are grouped):
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Pitquhiraluavut Puiglimiatavut (We will not forget our ways): Bringing home photographs of the Inuinnait Collection at the British Museum
Principal Investigator: Balanoff, Helen
Licenced Year(s): 2012 2007 2007
Summary: Through a partnership of Inuinnait communities and the British Museum, this project aims to repatriate traditional knowledge (language, literacies, narratives, values and beliefs) through viewing and visiting “things that talk” (historical photographs and objects) currently in the British Museum in London, England. This project involves visual repatriation of traditional knowledge through histo...

Native clothing of the North American Arctic: Igloolik clothing
Principal Investigator: King, Jonathan
Licenced Year(s): 1994
Summary: The researcher will conduct interviews with Igloolik people about the significance of traditional clothing to the Inuit. Information will also be collected about the use of contemporary versus traditional clothing, and how traditional skills and ideas have been transferred to the tailoring of clothes using contemporary materials. Information will be used to assist in developing an exhibition whi...

The Museum Message: Its Construction and Presentation.
Principal Investigator: Park, Linda K.
Licenced Year(s): 1993 1992
Summary: Public museums with anthropological mandates are increasingly being accused of racism, sexism, cultural elitism, and failing to represent wider community interests. Groups such as First Nation peoples are expressing their displeasure with the way in which museums are managing their cultural heritage, and they are calling for a new relationship between themselves and museums. This research will t...

Traditional Inuit Technology: its social use in the sexual division of labour
Principal Investigator: Dorval, Karen
Licenced Year(s): 1988
Summary: Karen Dorval will be interviewing people of Eskimo Point to ask questions about the use and construction of Inuit tools and weapons by men and women. She will use this information to develop a display for the Eskimo Museum at Churchill....