Our Lives: Collaboration, Native Voice, and the Making of the National Museum of the American Indian

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Summary

Based on her dissertation, Shannon's book is an in-depth analysis of the development process for the "Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities" exhibition, one of three inaugural exhibits at the National Museum of the American Indian. This work is based on a detailed museum ethnography of the process of developing a community collaborative museum exhibition.

Subject

  • National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Exhibitions
  • Our Lives: Contemporary Life and Identities (Exhibition): (2004: National Museum of the American Indian)

Category

Smithsonian History Bibliography

Citation information

School of Advanced Research Resident Scholar book

Notes

Shannon was a research fellow at the National Museum of the American Indian

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

2014

Topic

  • Design
  • Museum openings
  • Historians
  • Ethnology
  • Museums
  • Museum exhibits--Design
  • Indians of North America
  • Museum techniques

Place

Americas

Physical description

Number of pages: 288;

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