Mediating Knowledges: Origins of a Zuni Tribal Museum

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This book tells the story of the search by the Zuni people for a culturally relevant public institution to help them maintain their heritage for future generations. Using a theoretical perspective grounded in knowledge systems, it examines how Zunis developed the A: shiwi A: wan Museum and Heritage Center to mediate between Zuni and Anglo-American values of history and culture. By using in-depth interviews, previously inaccessible archival records, and extensive ethnographic observations, Gwyneira Isaac provides firsthand ...

Mediating Knowledges: Origins of a Zuni Tribal Museum 2007, University of Arizona Press

ISBN-13: 9780816526239

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