University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Linda B. Eaton

The Hopi Craftsman Exhibition

The Creation of Authenticity

By: Linda B. Eaton

The relationship of the public with American Indians has always been uneasy, and museums are often brokers in the complex process of nego┬Čtiating and defining this dynamic. Even in the U.S. Southwest, where Indian groups maintain considerable group integrity and are numerically significant in the population, museums still serve as translators between Southwestern Euro┬ČAmericans and […]