Museum Studies

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Exhibiting Nation

Multicultural Nationalism (and Its Limits) in Canada’s Museums

UBC Press

This exploration of museums as sites for representing and defining national identity encourages us to reconsider the idea of the multicultural nation.

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Visiting with the Ancestors

Blackfoot Shirts in Museum Spaces

Athabasca University Press
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Museums and the Past

Constructing Historical Consciousness

UBC Press

This vibrant examination of the museum’s role as contemporary narrator of our past reveals that our perceptions of history and ourselves are shaped as much by how a museum presents information as by what information it presents.

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We Are Coming Home

Repatriation and the Restoration of Blackfoot Cultural Confidence

Athabasca University Press

The story of the highly complex process of of sacred objects to Aboriginal peoples from the Glenbow Museum.

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First Nations, Museums, Narrations

Stories of the 1929 Franklin Motor Expedition to the Canadian Prairies

UBC Press

The story of the Franklin Motor Expedition that collected First Nations artifacts on the Prairies in 1929 as well as a larger study of the relationships between museums and the indigenous peoples whose heritage items they house.

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This Is Our Life

Haida Material Heritage and Changing Museum Practice

UBC Press

The story of a transformative visit by members of the Haida Nation to British museums housing their cultural artifacts.

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