This case study will help those who wish to form partnerships with their local tribes, who currently represent native cultures in their exhibitions, or who seek to improve their relationships with these communities. This article outlines the challenges museums may face when reaching out to native groups, why these challenges exist, and some resources to help develop reciprocal relationships between museum and native peoples.
By: Sara Smallhouse, Board Member, Museum of Northern California Art; 2020 CAM Fellow
Photo: Chicago Field Museum, Sara Smallhouse
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