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'Ceremonies of renewal’: visits, relationships, and healing in the museum space

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Access to heritage objects in museum collections can play an important role in healing from colonial trauma for indigenous groups by facilitating strengthened connections to heritage, to ancestors, to kin and community members in the present, and to identity. This article analyzes how touch and other forms of sensory engagement with five historic Blackfoot shirts enabled Blackfoot people to address historical traumas and to engage in ‘ceremonies of renewal’, in which knowledge, relationships,...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.3167/armw.2013.010109

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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Author
Publisher:
Berghahn Books Publisher's website
Journal:
Museum Worlds: Advances in Research Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
pp. 136-152
Publication date:
2013-11-01
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1232
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2012-08-07

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