On Aboriginal Representation in the Gallery / Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper 135 (inc First Nations & Art Museums; Crossing New Borders to Exhibit Iroquois Tourist Art; Haida Argillite at the AGO; Presenting Inuit Art in Gallery Settings)


----------softcover, a Near Fine example which looks new however one page was detached from the binding and reglued, my feeling is that this has been bound poorly so would need to be read carefully, 310 pages, b&w photos, ---"This book provides a glimpse of thirteenth-century life and death in a southern Ontario Iroquoian community. The renovation of a Toronto soccer field in 1997 resulted in the accidental discovery of an Iroquoian ossuary--a large pit containing the remains of at least 87 people. The pit was excavated and recorded, and the remains reburied in accordance with the wishes of the Six Nations Council of Oshweken. Scientific analyses of the bones resulted in a remarkably detailed demographic profile of the Moatfield people, along with indicators of their health and diet"---, ---contents include: Hard inclusion / Lynda Jessup --On aboriginal representation in the gallery --Our (inter) related history / Gerald McMaster --First nations perspective: the AGO or the Woodland Cultural Centre? / Tom Hill --First nations and art museums / Aldona Jonaitis --Framing aboriginal art at the museum of Sydney / Wendy Brady --After essay --questioning history, questioning art / Richard Fung --Tourist art and "craft" in the gallery? --Proper place for art or the proper arts of place? Native North American objects and the hierarchies of art, craft, and souvenir / Ruth B. Phillips --Crossing new borders to exhibit Iroquois tourist art / Moira T. McCaffrey --(Cultural) objects of (cultural) value: commodification and the development of a Northwest coast artworld / Aaron Glass --After essay --indigenous is the local / Jolene Rickard --Depending on donations --Edmund Morris: speaking of first nations / Jeff Thomas, Anna Hudson --Expanded visions: collaborative approaches to exhibiting first nations histories and artistic traditions / Trudy Nicks --Cunningham collection of Haida Argillite at the art gallery of Ontario / Robin K. Wright --After essay --what's the story? / Lynn A. Hill --Repositioning Inuit art --Anthropology of Inuit art: a problem for art historians / Shannon Bagg --Status 2000: Presenting contemporary Inuit art in the gallery setting / Christine Lalonde --After essay --and what about Inuit art? / Jean Blodgett --Dispelling affinities of the tribal, the modern and the contemporary --Weaving stories of art / Delores Churchill --After essay --after words / Doreen Jensen, Rose Spahan --Contemporary gallery in context --Five suggestions for better living / Skawennati Tricia Fragnito --Negotiating space for aboriginal art / Lee-Ann Martin --Complex sightings: aboriginal art and intercultural spectatorship / Andrea Naomi Walsh --After essay --and also ... / Richard William Hill --Epilogue --[Aboriginal] [representation] [in the museum]: articulations of the creative, the organic and the instrumental / Clive Robertson., any image directly beside this listing is the actual book and not a generic photo ///NOT SIGNED ---GUARANTEED to be AVAILABLE///

Title: On Aboriginal Representation in the Gallery / Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper 135 (inc First Nations & Art Museums; Crossing New Borders to Exhibit Iroquois Tourist Art; Haida Argillite at the AGO; Presenting Inuit Art in Gallery Settings)

Author Name: Jessup, Lynda; Shannon Bagg (eds)gerald McMaster; Tom Hill; Aldona Jonaitis; Wendy Brady; Richard Fung; Skawennati Tricia Fragnito; Aaron Glass; Delores Churchill; Jean Blodgett, et al

Illustrator: Photo Cover

Categories: Art,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Hull, Quebec, Hull, PQ: Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2002, 1st Edition, First Printing: 2002

ISBN Number: 0660187493

ISBN Number 13: 9780660187495

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Near Fine (see desciption)

Inscription: Not Signed

Size: 7w x 9.25h Inches

Seller ID: 164715

Keywords: On Aboriginal Representation in the Gallery / Mercury Series Canadian Ethnology Service Paper 135 (inc First Nations & Art Museums; Crossing New Borders to Exhibit Iroquois Tourist Art; Haida Argillite at the AGO; Presenting Inuit Art in Gallery Settings)