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SHELBURNE, Vt. – Shelburne Museum has established a new curatorship in Native American art and appointed the first curator to hold the position, announced the John Wilmerding Director of Shelburne Museum, Thomas Denenberg. Victoria Sunnergren is the museum’s first associate curator of Native American art, a post funded by the Henry Luce Foundation.
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) – Federal penalties have increased under a newly signed law intended to protect the cultural patrimony of Native American tribes, immediately making some crimes a felony and doubling the prison time for anyone convicted of multiple offenses. President Joe Biden signed the Safeguard Tribal Objects of Patrimony Act on Dec. 21, a bill […]
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) – The University of Kansas has begun the process of returning Native American remains and other sacred objects that were recently discovered in its museum collections, the university said.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) – An expert in the field of Indigenous art has been named as the executive director of New Mexico’s Museum of Indian Arts & Culture. Pollyanna “Polly” Nordstrand, who is Hopi, will take on her new role in November. She will oversee a team of curators, anthropologists and archaeologists who are responsible […]