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Summary

The Smithsonian Institution Press publishes its first novel in 138 years of publishing, "Barawa and the Ways Birds Fly in the Sky," which relates the story of the Kuranko, an ethnic group living in Barawa, Sierra Leone. It is the second book in the Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry, written by New Zealand poet and anthropologist, Michael Jackson.

Subject

  • Jackson, Michael 1940-
  • Smithsonian Institution Press
  • Barawa and the Ways Birds Fly in the Sky) (Novel)
  • Smithsonian Series in Ethnographic Inquiry

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 371, Box 5, "The Torch," August 1986, p. 3.

Contact information

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

Date

1986

Topic

  • Anthropology
  • Fiction
  • Museums
  • Ethnology
  • Firsts
  • Kuranko (African people)
  • Museum publications

Place

Sierra Leone

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