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Museums and collections seen with a postcolonial eye
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Human Zoo: For Centuries, Indigenous Peoples Were Displayed as Novelties - Indian Country Today Media Network.com

Human Zoo: For Centuries, Indigenous Peoples Were Displayed as Novelties - Indian Country Today Media Network.com | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
An article about the former existence of (RT @smithsonianNMAI: Human Zoo: For Centuries, Indigenous Peoples Were Displayed as Novelties - http://t.co/KkDOCoX via@IndianCountryTodayMediaNetwork...)...
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Please Touch Museum - Philadelphia Museums

Real-time local buzz for Please Touch Museum in Philadelphia: find out what locals in Philadelphia are saying right now about Please Touch Museum...
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"Options Dim for Museum of Folk Art"

That's the headline on a follow-up in yesterday's New York Times about the possible closing of the Folk Art Museum.Again, one option that's not even mentioned is a sale of part of its collection.For example:  the museum owns "the single largest...
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Should Museums Be Reclassified As Educational Institutions?

"I've always been rather uncomfortable with the idea that museums are considered to be arts organisations.
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The Barnes Foundation - A Case Study In How Not To Leave Your Estate Behind

"Since the time of Albert Barnes’ death in an automobile accident in 1951, the Barnes Foundation has been a case study in how an institution, created by a brilliant mind with clear intentions, can become irrevocably damaged through overly restrictive...
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How to Inventory Cultural Heritage Tourism Assets

How to Inventory Cultural Heritage Tourism Assets | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Provides information to those interested in conserving and celebrating local and regional culture, preservation, and heritage, including cultural heritage tourism resources,grants & funding opportunities, cultural ...
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African Art Online Blog » Blog Archive » Cultural Heritage ...

African Art Online Blog » Blog Archive » Cultural Heritage ... | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Cultural Heritage is a unique cultural center on the outskirts of Arusha, Tanzania. They have curio shops, a jewellery boutique, a Tanzanite and precious stone counter, a restaurant, bargain center and outstanding ...
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Indigenous Community Resilience (short documentary films)

Indigenous Community Resilience (short documentary films) | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
RT @LivingMandala: 5 Indigenous Communities increasing their resilience to climate change by strengthening their traditional knowledge: http://t.co/QnpwPJJ...
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What are the ethics of photography when everyone is a photographer? - ABC Ballarat - Australian Broadcasting Corporation

What are the ethics of photography when everyone is a photographer? - ABC Ballarat - Australian Broadcasting Corporation | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
This Thursday ABC Ballarat presents a special Ballarat Foto Biennale forum with four world-reknowned photographers to discuss the vexing question of ethics in photography in a world of camera-phones, Facebook, TwitPic and PhotoShop.
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5 Ways Museums Are Reaching Digital Audiences

5 Ways Museums Are Reaching Digital Audiences | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
From interactive SCVGR hunt challenges to crowdsourcing unknown works of art, we look at five ways museums are embracing the social media and digital worlds.
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Indigenous Focus: Are indigenous rights “special” rights? | I Love Chile News

Indigenous Focus: Are indigenous rights “special” rights? | I Love Chile News | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Indigenous rights are often thought of as special rights that only exist for a country’s indigenous populations. For many people, it is sometimes hard to see (Indigenous Focus: Are indigenous rights “special” rights?
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Frieze Magazine | Archive | Down the Line

Frieze Magazine | Archive | Down the Line | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
RT @zerobox: In the Nostalgia District http://t.co/ipzlPpt by Lauren Cornell, #museums and #Technology #MCN...
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Skeletons lurk in the closets of our respectedinstitutions

The writer unearths the true story of 39 skeletons at Colorado College...
 
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Namu Reburials

Namu Reburials | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
There have been several newspaper stories recently noting the impending repatriation and reburial of human remains excavated from the famous Namu village site of the Heiltsuk Nation, on the central...
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Thieves Are Stealing Rhino Horns From Museums

The thefts, "as many as 30 so far this year, have been reported in museums, galleries, antiques dealerships, auction houses and homes across Europe as criminals try to feed a growing demand in China and other Asian countries, where medicine made from...
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Conservation at Auschwitz Holocaust Museum - Tablet Magazine

Conservation at Auschwitz Holocaust Museum - Tablet Magazine | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
The Holocaust museum at Auschwitz-Birkenau is charged with preserving the memory of a horrific past. Conservators struggle with the right way to maintain artifacts that never should have existed.
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Anthropology museum highlights Japanese art - UM Maneater

Anthropology museum highlights Japanese art - UM Maneater | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Anthropology museum highlights Japanese artUM ManeaterThe Museum of Anthropology hosts the Japanese Art and Archery Exhibit, displaying Japanese archery equipment, ceremonial paintings and carved ivory figures.
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Museums: Can the Folk Art Museum Be Saved? A Look at Three Endgame Scenarios

Museums:  Can the Folk Art Museum Be Saved? A Look at Three Endgame Scenarios | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
 The museum's trustees are working behind the scenes to figure out a viable strategy to do right by its storied collection.
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Preserving and Promoting: Black Cultural Heritage in Canada

February 2010 — Every February, the Multiculturalism Program, on behalf of the Government of Canada, invites Canadians to take part in events to celebrate and learn about the contributions black Canadians have made to ...
 
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Curation: 20 best-kept secrets for finding content to share | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it

Curation: 20 best-kept secrets for finding content to share | Social Media Content Curation | Scoop.it | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Whether you're a brand or an individual, consuming and sharing unique content is the best way to maintain your online freshness. Although the Web is a big place, locating quality content that is original is no easy task.
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Druid loses battle over remains

Druid loses battle over remains | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
A druid trying to stop researchers examining ancient human remains found at Stonehenge fails in his legal bid.
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First Nations Tribe Combines Science with Legacy of Conservation: Scientific American

First Nations Tribe Combines Science with Legacy of Conservation: Scientific American | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Locals with a long history of traditional stewardship of resources are now conducting fisheries surveys to ensure sustainability (RT @greenthoughtbox: #FirstNations Tribe Combines Science with Legacy of Conservation
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Beef barons hold government to ransom

Beef barons hold government to ransom | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Ranchers refuse Indian land handover unless deforestation license is granted (Brazilian Beef barons hold Paraguay government to ransom http://t.co/04gIdHB (via @Survival) #Indigenous...
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Digital Preservation, Digital Curation, Digital Stewardship: What’s in (Some) Names? « The Signal: Digital Preservation— Tingle's Technology Notes

Digital Preservation, Digital Curation, Digital Stewardship: What’s in (Some) Names? « The Signal: Digital Preservation— Tingle's Technology Notes | Museums and Ethics | Scoop.it
Digital Preservation, Digital Curation, Digital Stewardship: What’s in (Some) Names? « The Signal: Digital...
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Sample Chapter for Larsen, C.S.: Skeletons in Our Closet: Revealing Our Past through Bioarchaeology.

Sample Chapter for Skeletons in Our Closet: Revealing Our Past through Bioarchaeology by Larsen, C.S., published by Princeton University Press...
 
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