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Delaware Delegations Visit AMNH

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Delaware Delegations Visit AMNH

September 19, 2018
The American Museum of Natural History, Division of Anthropology, welcomed representatives of the Delaware Nation, Oklahoma, the Delaware Tribe of Oklahoma, and the Stockbrridge-Munsee Community, Wisconsin, who came to the Museum to view Delaware ethnographic items, tour the Eastern Woodlands Hall and plan for upcoming repatriations under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.

Pueblo Delegations Visit AMNH

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Pueblo Delegations Visit AMNH

June 26-27, 2018 
The American Museum of Natural History, Division of Anthropology, welcomed delegations from the Pueblo of Acoma, Pueblo of San Felipe and Pueblo of Tesuque on a cultural mission.

Microscope Monday

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Microscope Monday

April 4, 2018 
In this video, Samantha Alderson, Conservator in the Anthropology Division, shows how microscopes help conservators care for collections.

Northwest Coast Hall Restoration

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Northwest Coast Hall Restoration

September 25, 2017 
The Museum is launching a multi-year project to update, restore, and conserve the historic Northwest Coast Hall and to enrich the interpretation of the gallery's outstanding exhibits, working with Pacific Northwest Coast communities.

First Nations YVR Study Grant

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First Nations YVR Study Grant

Deadline: September 29, 2017 
Native artists in British Columbia and Yukon can now apply for funding to study AMNH collections through the YVR Art Foundation Masterpiece Study Program Grants.

Ancient Pueblos Traced Descent Through Moms

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Ancient Pueblos Traced Descent Through Moms

February 2017 
New DNA analysis of ancient Pueblo remains suggests that the complex society that once existed at Chaco Canyon in the southwestern United States traced family relationships through the mother’s line, confirming long-held contentions of modern Pueblos that the matrilineal system is centuries-old.

Histories of HIVs

Conference

Histories of HIVs

May 20-22, 2016 
The conference presents international research on the biological, epidemiological, and social contexts of the emergence of HIV/AIDS. Bringing together specialists from the fields of virology and molecular biology, epidemiology and public health, and history and anthropology, this conference provides the context for cutting-edge, multidisciplinary insights into one of the most devastating global infectious disease pandemics of the twentieth century.

Malinowski's 100th Anniversary Conference

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Malinowski's 100th Anniversary Conference

August 11-14, 2015 
An international conference to be held in Papua New Guinea to mark the one-hundredth anniversary of Bronislaw Malinowski's first arrival in the Trobriand Islands. 

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