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Fascinating challenges: Studying material culture with Dorothy Burnham

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This book celebrates Dorothy Burnham’s many contributions to ongoing research on the Museum’s ethnographic collections from the Northern Athabaskan, Arctic, Plateau and Eastern Woodlands regions of North America. Eleven papers highlight the important role that comprehensive study of museum collections can play in material culture studies, as well as the value of detailed information for those seeking to revive traditional skills.

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