Anthropology

National Museum of Scotland urged to return First Nations totem pole stolen by Canadian anthropologist

The pole was stolen in 1929 and, if returned, would be only the second totem pole to be repatriated to a First Nation by a European institution

Artefacts long held by the Smithsonian will go on view at new Mi’ kmaw cultural centre in Nova Scotia

The $50m centre is scheduled to open in 2025 and showcase works on long-term loan from the National Museum of the American Indian

Former Metropolitan Museum curator leads reimagining of Penn State’s anthropology museum

A $100m campus expansion will give the informally-established anthropology museum a greater presence

Minneapolis art museum criticised for keeping ancient Indigenous objects

University of Minnesota graduate students have joined Native nations in a long repatriation fight for Mimbres funerary objects controversially held by the Weisman Art Museum

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In pictures: around the world in five objects at London's Horniman Museum

New World Gallery of anthropology lives up to founder’s aim to “bring the world to Forest Hill”