Upcoming event at GW

The lecture series Museums and Antiquities – A New World presents:

“Taking the Long View: Twenty Years of Repatriation at the National Museum of Natural History”

by William Billeck, Repatriation Office Manager, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution

When: Thursday, January 27, 2011 at 6pm
Where: Funger Hall, Room 103
2201 G St. NW
The George Washington University

Free and open to the public

Dr. Billeck has been involved in more than 500 Native American repatriations at the Smithsonian including a case, which he initiated that resulted in the return of personal effects and hair to the descendants of Sitting Bull.

For more information: contact Kym Rice, kym@gwu.edu, or Jeffrey Blomster, blomster@gwu.edu.

This lecture series is a 2010-2011 George Washington University Seminar, sponsored by The Museum Studies Program & The Anthropology Department.

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