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Chicago's Field Museum announces plans to revamp Native American Hall — with Native Americans as 'partners'

Field Museum will transform its aged Native North American Hall in the next three years, working to develop the new exhibits with Native Americans as "community partners," the museum announced recently.

It is a "much, much needed renovation," Field president and CEO Richard Lariviere said. "This project intends to correct the way the museum tells the Native American history by doing so through the lens and voices of Native Americans."

The hall will remain open throughout the three-year overhaul, with fall

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