Public Programs: Humanities Projects in Museums and Historical Organizations

Period of Performance

5/1/2005 - 4/30/2007

Funding Totals

$40,000.00 (approved)
$40,000.00 (awarded)

Objects and Agency: Creativity and Continuity in Native Alaska Material Culture

FAIN: GM-50429-05

University of California, Berkeley (Berkeley, CA 94704-5940)
Nelson H. Graburn (Project Director: September 2004 to October 2007)

Planning for a traveling exhibition on the changing material culture of Alaska native groups (Aleut, Inupiaq, Yupik, Athabaskan, and Tlingit) from pre-contact through the 21st century, with a focus on how people's creations reflect changing cultural values and adaptation.