Hands of our Ancestors: The Revival of Salish Weaving at Musqueam

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  • January 28 - July 20, 1986 (Gallery 9)
  • Women from Musqueam present the fine results of their work to revive a weaving tradition with roots 3,000 years old. This project was made possible through the support of the Department of Communication’s Special Granting Programme for Vancouver to Celebrate the Centenial. Weaving and spinning demonstrations will be given regularly.

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Booklet

File contains the booklet Hands of Our Ancestors, written by Elizabeth Johnson and Kathryn Bernick. This booklet was published as No. 16 in the Museum Note series. In addition this file contains the invitation to the opening of the exhibition.

Hands of Our Ancestors: The Revival of Salish Weaving at Musqueam

Subseries consists of records relating to the exhibit, "Hands of Our Ancestors: The Revival of Salish Weaving at Musqueam," which was installed at MOA from January 28 to July 20, 1986. The exhibit was co-curated by Wendy Grant and Debra Sparrow of the Musqueam Weavers, and Elizabeth Johnson of MOA. Subseries contains agreements, attendance figures, budgets, brochure, comment book (copy), contact lists, correspondence, curators’ statement, draft text for catalogue, ethical review application, exhibit layout diagrams, grant applications, memos, newspaper articles, notes, photographs, slides, published articles, receipts, research paper, speaking notes, transcripts of research interviews, schedules, and audio-taped interviews.

Elizabeth Lominska Johnson

Hands of our ancestors

Subseries contains images used in a a publication titled Hands of Our Ancestors: The Revival of Salish Weaving at Musqueam written by Elizabeth Johnson and Kathryn Bernick as well as the publication itself. This publication is part of the Museum Notes program at the Museum of Anthropology.

File 1 - 3: [Photographs ]
File 4: [Transparencies, negatives]
File 5:[Book]
File 6: [Draft of book]
File 7: [Photographs]

UBC Museum of Anthropology Report on Activities April 1, 1985 to March 31, 1986

The report outlines the museum's administrative activities and finances for the fiscal year as well as listing staff, attendance figures, acquisitions, exhibitions, educational activities, lectures, events, loans, research projects, publications of the museum and its staff, and media coverage of the museum. It includes descriptions of Expo 86 projects assisted by MOA staff, among other initiatives.