Relevance of Collections to Reality [Lecture]

Relevance of Collections to Reality [Lecture]

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February 25, 2016 6:30 PM

Presenter: Sven D. Haakanson, Jr., Ph.D. (Alutiig)

Dr. Haakanson is Curator at the Burke Museum and teaches courses in the Anthropology Department of University of Washington. His work focuses on the revitalization of Indigenous language and bringing back traditional Native Alaskan ways of living. Dr. Haakanson is an accomplished artist and was the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship in 2007. He will be talking about how we can take an ethnographic piece from the past and put it back into a living context in our own community.

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