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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. Tis article analyzes how touch and other forms of sensory engagement with fve historic Blackfoot shirts enabled Blackfoot people to address historical traumas and to engage in ‘ceremonies of renewal’, in which knowledge, relationships, a...

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Published
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Peer reviewed
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10.3167/armw.2013.010109

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Department:
Oxford, SSD, Anthropology, Social & Cultural Anthropology
Publisher:
Berghahn Journals Publisher's website
Journal:
Museum Worlds Journal website
Volume:
1
Issue:
1
Pages:
136–152
Publication date:
2013-07-01
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ISSN:
2049-6729 and 2049-6737
Pubs id:
pubs:657291
URN:
uri:539d02f1-71e5-4624-bca2-b7ea92e990ef
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uuid:539d02f1-71e5-4624-bca2-b7ea92e990ef
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