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  • This University of Arizona institution is "...is the oldest and largest anthropology museum in the region and brings to life the culture history of the Greater Southwest, from the mammoth hunters to the present, through many ongoing research projects. The museum's rich and varied collections are among the most significant resources in the nation for the study of Southwest anthropology."
  • Website of "an educational institution dedicated to fostering understanding of Iroquois culture using Iroquois art as a window to that culture. The museum is a venue for promoting Iroquois art and artists, and a meeting place for all peoples to celebrate Iroquois culture and diversity. As an anthropological institution, it is informed by research on archaeology, history, and the common creative spirit of modern artists and craftspeople." Howes Cave, N.Y.
  • Photographs of North American Indians, early 20th century.
  • "The world's largest and most comprehensive Native American museum and research center offers an array of engaging experiences for young and old, from life-size walk-through dioramas that transport visitors into the past, to changing exhibits and live performances of contemporary arts and cultures."
  • Located in Salamanca, NY.
  • "The Tribal Museum Network is an affiliation of Tribal Museum and other Museum or Cultural Center professionals who communicate viewpoints and values in the Administration and Curation of Tribal collections. With collaboration and support from the Mountain-Plains Museum Association, the Tribal Museum Network serves as an information clearinghouse featuring professionals who share knowledge while providing a forum for the Tribal Museum Community and Cultural Centers to advocate and promote the highest curatorial standards for their collections."

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