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Yup'ik Masks Exhibition Opens at NMAI

Catalog Data

Subject:
Anchorage Museum of History and Art  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) George Gustav Heye Center  Search this
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)  Search this
Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer - The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks (Exhibition) (1996 : Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Place:
Alaska
Date:
March 1997
Category:
Chronology of Smithsonian History
Notes:
Annals of the Smithsonian Institution, 1997. Washington, D.C.: National Collections Program, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 2000, pg. 27.
Summary:
"Agayuliyararput: Our Way of Making Prayer--The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks" opens at the National Museum of the American Indian's George Gustav Heye Center in New York. Planned by Alaskan Native peoples in collaboration with the Anchorage Museum of History and Art, the creation of this exhibition offered Yup'ik people the first opportunity to exhibit their masks in the context of the dances, the stories, and the complex cosmology of the people who created them.
Contact information:
Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu
Topic:
Indian masks  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Exhibit openings  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Yup'ik Indians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_2374