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25
Oct
MORONGO INDIAN RESERVATION: Smithsonian curator enchants students ... - Press-Enterprise
In a colorful presentation to Morongo School students in September, Emil Her Many Horses, curator of the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian in Washington D.C., recounted the epic changes that occurred after horses were reintroduced to ...
Source:  Press

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25
Oct
Smithsonian aims to raise $1.5B to improve museums - WJLA
Now the Smithsonian includes 19 museums in Washington and New York City, the National Zoo and nine research facilities around the world. Washington philanthropist David Rubenstein is co-chairman of the fundraising effort. He serves on the Smithsonian ...
Source:  WJLA

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25
Oct
Battle brewing between BIA-Hawaii and state preservation officials over ... - Pacific Business News (Honolulu) (blog)
A battle continues to brew between the Building Industry Association of Hawaii and historic preservation officials in the state over a law that subjects homes built more than 50 years ago to a historic preservation review whenever a homeowner applies ...
Source:  Hawaii and state preservation officials over ...

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24
Oct
New generation of archaeologists takes ancient Egypt into 21st century - The Guardian
Five years ago, if archaeologists digging up pharaonic ruins in Egypt found any human bones, they would usually throw them away. "Most Egyptian archaeological missions looked at human remains as garbage," said Afaf Wahba, a young official at Egypt's ...
Source:  The Guardian

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24
Oct
Curator: Photo proves Cleveland monument is haunted - WKYC-TV
CLEVELAND - The Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument is full of history, but is it full of ghosts as well? The museum's curator, Tim Leslie, told Channel 3 that he has seen a number of unexplainable things there, from strange voices to phones texting on ...
Source:  WKYC

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24
Oct
Museum's curator finds allure in the Arctic - The Bowdoin Orient
Not everybody gets to pursue the career he or she dreamed of as a teenager, but Genevieve Lemoine, curator and registrar at the Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum, has followed her dream to the ends of the earth. Lemoine said she has known that she wanted ...
Source:  The Bowdoin Orient

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24
Oct
Everybody's an Art Curator - Wall Street Journal
At the Frye Art Museum in Seattle, the names or social-media handles of 4,259 "curators" appear on the title wall of "#SocialMedium," a new show of 40 paintings chosen by public vote. In Chicago, the crowd went a step further, choosing the entire theme ...
Source:  Wall Street Journal

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24
Oct
'Last of the First' an academic but valuable look at Africa's Hadza - Los Angeles Times
But the film manages to eschew the myth-making ethnography exemplified by Robert Flaherty's 1922 "Nanook of the North." Although the Hadza's way of life seems primitive, the egalitarian society appears far more civilized than ours. The film proves most ...
Source:  Los Angeles Times

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24
Oct
Nichols historic status denied - Valdosta Daily Times
"The Nichols House provides the key to understanding what all of Valdosta's built heritage of the 1950s means," said Willis, an expert on architectural history. "It represents the very best that the Greatest Generation left as their permanent bequest ...
Source:  Valdosta Daily Times

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24
Oct
Melting ice assists archaeology - Daily Herald
Internet sources indicate that Swiss archaeologists are recruiting recreational hikers to be on the lookout for ice patch items in the Swiss Alps. Some 300 sites have been specifically identified as possibly productive spots, with forty named as of ...
Source:  Daily Herald

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