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Check out the latest news from the Burke Ethnology division.


Bill Holm Center Newsletter November 2014

  • Here & Now: Native Artists Inspired
  • 25 Bill Holm Center Grant Recipients Visit During 2014!
  • New Publications in the Bill Holm Center Publication Series
  • Edenshaw Exhibit Receives Award for Research Excellence
  • Sail the west coast of Haida Gwaii on the Island Odyssey with Robin

Burke Ethnology Newsletter November 2014

  • Sven Haakanson Teaches Angyaat Making on Kodiak Island
  • Hōkūle’a: Connecting Micronesia, Hawai’i and Tahiti
  • Living Cultures Collections Grow!
  • Shelton pole has arrived!

Bill Holm Center Newsletter December 2012

  • Bill Holm Center Awarded $575,000 for Connections to Culture!
  • Boas Film Project Update
  • UW Graduate Student to Receive Fellowship in 2013
  • Eight Visiting Research Grants Awarded During the Past Year
  • Visit Gwaii Haanas on the Island Roamer with Robin!

Burke Ethnology Newsletter December 2012

  • New Ethnology Collections — Life after Death
  • New Acquisition: Inert by Nicholas Galanin
  • Kava Ceremony Revives Ceremonial Bowl
  • John Wallace Basket Sneak Peak Event: New donation to the Ethnology Collection
  • Wayne Suttles’ Collection Comes to the Burke
  • Simon Ottenberg PrintCollection Continues to Grow
  • Justin McCarthy Joins the Staff!

Bill Holm Center Newsletter December 2011

  • Burke Receives NEA Grant for Coast Salish Art Education
  • Robin Wright Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Hoover's Fashion Makes a Statement
  • Work Progresses on Visual Fieldnotes from Fort Rupert: Studies of Kwakiutl Dance and Movement by Franz Boas
  • UW Graduate Students Receive Fellowships in 2011-12
  • Two BHC Research Grantees Visit
  • Visit Gwaii Haanas on the Island Roamer with Robin!

Burke Ethnology Newsletter December 2011

  • Burke Ethnology Accessions New Collection
    • Dolls on Display
    • Print Collection Grows
    • New Bracelets
  • Dartt-Newton Moves to Portland Art Museum
  • Chumash Tribal Journey
  • Ethnology Archives Becoming Visible
  • Damascus Three-Panel Ravenstail Robe Gets a Facelift!

Burke Ethnology Newsletter December 2010

  • Ainu and Pacific Northwest Cultural Collaborations
  • Dartt-Newton Receives UW RRF Grant to Fund Collaborative Research in California
  • New Web Site To Tell the Real Story of the Quileute People
  • Burke Ethnology has New Collections and Compactor Storage:
    • Native American Doll Collection
    • New Compactor Storage Update
    • Fred Hart Collection Catalogued

Burke Ethnology Newsletter November 2009

  • Ainu and Pacific Northwest Cultural Collaborations
  • FEMA Grant: New Compactor Storage Units
  • Weaving Heritage: Textile Masterpieces from the Burke CollectionOpening Fall, 2010
  • From Deana Dartt-Newton, Curator of Native American Ethnology:
    • Intercultural Exchange in Colonial California
    • The Quileutes and wolves: Appropriations and misconceptions of the Twilight series
    • Virtual Mission Museum Website
  • Burke Ethnology has Global Impact:
    • Exciting New Accessions
    • Andrews Teaches in Mongolia
    • Fred Hart Collections

Bill Holm Center Newsletter December 2010

  • Boas Film Project
  • Gwaii Haanas on the Island Roamer
  • UW Graduate Students Receive Fellowships in 2010
    • Nadia Jackinsky-Horrell
    • Morgan Bell
  • Research Resumes after Storage Rennovation Completion
  • Coast Salish Workshop for Teachers
  • From Robin K. Wright

Bill Holm Center Newsletter November 2009

  • Tribute to the Spirit: Little Big Band Concert event
  • A-Y-P Symposium
  • Boas Film Project
  • Four Visiting Researchers Received Grants in 2009
    • Fred Fulmer / Tlingit
    • Robin Lovelace-Smith / Tlingit
    • Manuel Salazar / Cowichan
    • Margaret Hartley
  • From Robin K. Wright
  • Totem Pole Web Site Receives Grand Gold Award!
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