Category Archives: Museum collections – general

An overview of how the small communities in various parts of the world are working to preserve their cultural heritage. This sometimes happens in a very adverse socio-cultural and political situation. – From a report by Dr. Boro Baski on a conference exploring the scope for “Transnational Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in the 21stCentury” (University of Copenhagen 2018)

ePub | Free catalogue: Banam: One of the ancient musical instruments of the Santals – West Bengal

This bilingual catalogue in English and Santali documents the “Banam” music instrument making workshop hosted by the Museum of Santal Culture, Bishnubati village (Birbhum District, West Bengal, India) from September to November 2018. English text by Dr. Boro Baski assisted … Continue reading

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Audio | United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: Repatriation is an important part of reconciliation

Indigenous people across North America are working to return thousands of sacred objects and ancestral remains, belongings that were taken and put in museums, galleries, private collections, and universities. […] “Some of the struggles I think our people have is just … Continue reading

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Museums in the service of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace: International Museum Day (18 May each year) – ICOM

The objective of International Museum Day (IMD) is to raise awareness of the fact that, “Museums are an important means of cultural exchange, enrichment of cultures and development of mutual understanding, cooperation and peace among peoples.” Organised on 18 May … Continue reading

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Native Knowledge 360°: An initiative to inspire and promote improvement of teaching and learning about American Indians – USA

Native Knowledge 360° by the National Museum of the American Indian’s to inspire and promote improvement of teaching and learning about American Indians >> Do you remember the first time YOU learned about American Indians? If you are like most … Continue reading

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Report on “Transnational Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in the 21st Century”: Workshop at the University of Copenhagen (October 2018) – Denmark

Transnational Custodianship of Cultural Heritage in the 21stCentury 8th– 11thOctober 2018, University of Copenhagen By Boro Baski The workshop addressed various issues related to promoting and preserving the knowledge of cultural heritage, particularly of the marginalized and the Adivasi communities. … Continue reading

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