Curated by Pam Brown, Jisgang Nika Collison, Anthony Alan Shelton, and Jodi Simkin. Edited by Caitlin Gordon-Walker and in collaboration with The Museum of Anthropology
The book, Knowledge Within: Treasures of the Northwest Coast looks into seventeen of the numerous sites in the Pacific Northwest region with major collections of Northwest Coast Indigenous material culture, bringing attention to a wide range of approaches to caring for and exhibiting such treasures. The book features "
Curated by Pam Brown, Jisgang Nika Collison, Anthony Alan Shelton, and Jodi Simkin. Edited by Caitlin Gordon-Walker and in collaboration with The Museum of Anthropology, each chapter is written by one or more people who work or worked in the organization they write about. Each author takes a different approach to the invitation to reflect upon their institution: some narrate a history of the institution, some focus on particular pieces in the collection, and some consider the significance of the work currently being done for the present and future. They show that these are places and moments in a much longer story, still ongoing, with many characters—communities, individuals, institutions, artworks, and treasures.
Figure 1 Publishing, 2022
Hardcover, 196 pages
10 x 12"