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Navajo Rug Auction get ready!

posted on: Wednesday, November 14, 2018 - 9:45am


10th Annual Navajo rug auction, get ready!

 

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Smith Family Totem Pole, Numas, first man

The Smith Family Totem Pole

posted on: Wednesday, July 18, 2018 - 2:15pm

The Smith Family Totem Pole

In 1907 Smith Siwid, Chief of the Tlowitsis, commisioned a totem pole carving from the renowned Kwakwaka’wakw (Kʷakʷakaw̓akʷ) artist Yakuglas (Yakwuλas), or Charlie James. The
equally famed Mungo Martin possibly also worked on the pole as an apprentice.

The Pole, features seven crest figures,... read more

Corey Ragsdale and dancer

Where are they now? Corey Ragsdale

posted on: Friday, June 22, 2018 - 9:30am

Corey Ragsdale, Ph.D.

Home town:  Crestline, CA
Currently live: Edwardsville, IL

Degree: Ph.D. Anthropology in Evolutionary Anthropology

 

Position at the Museum: Laboratory Research Assistant in the Laboratory of Human Osteology, 2009=2015

What is your current position- where are you now in your career? Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology,... read more

C.L. Kieffer Nail

Where are they now? C.L. Kieffer Nail

posted on: Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 2:30pm

 

C.L. Kieffer Nail

Degree: MA Museum Studies (2017) & PhD Anthropology (2018)

Position at the Museum: I started off in Osteology Lab as a Researcher, and ended up becoming the Assistant Curator of Archaeology
Division: Osteology & Archaeology Years: 2008-2014

What is your current position- where are you now in your career?

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