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Vanishing Worlds – Still Vanishing
November 24, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Raoni Photograph by Cristina Mittermeier One of the tribes featured in our exhibit on Amazonian rainforest people is that of the Kayapó people. We also have on display a series of large photographs taken very recently by Cristina Mittermeier. These photographs show daily life among the Kayapó. The title panel of this section of the […]

A Farewell to Claude Levi-Strauss
November 9, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Claude Lévi-Strauss (Nov. 28, 1908 – Oct 30, 2009) On Oct 30, 2009, Claude Lévi-Strauss passed away. He left quite a legacy in the world of anthropology. Born in Belgium on November 28, 1908, his family moved to France, where he studied at the university on Paris. During the mid-1930s, he taught at the University […]

Photos: People of the Amazon
September 14, 2009 · 10 Comments

Cristina Mittermeier travels around the world to document the lives of indigenous cultures, and her exceptional photographs of the Kayapo people in South America will be featured in our upcoming exhibition Spirits and Headhunters: Vanishing Worlds of the Amazon. The exhibit will include vibrant feather headdresses, full-body costumes, body decorations, furniture and ceramic objects made […]



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