The Gwich'in Traditional Clothing Project

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"The Gwich'in Traditional Clothing Project." In: Fascinating Challenges: Studying Material Culture with Dorothy Burnham, pp. 107-111. Edited by Judy Thompson, Judy Hall and Leslie Tepper, in collaboration with Dorothy K. Burnham.

Published by Mercury Series. Canadian Ethnology Service Paper 136, Canadian Museum of Civilization, 2001, 290 pages
ISBN 0-660-17841-9

Collection of articles on the Canadian Museum of Civilization's ethnographic collections from the Northern Athapaskan, Arctic, Plateau and Easter Woodlands regions of North America. The article by Ingrid Kritsch (GSCI Research Director) describes a cultural enhancement project being carried out by GSCI in partnership with the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre and Canadian Museum of Civilization that repatriates skills and knowledge needed to replicate 19th Century Gwich'in traditional caribou skin clothing currently housed at the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Smithsonian Institution. This Mercury Series publication can be ordered by calling 1-800-555-5621; by internet at or by writing to: Mail Order Services, Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street, P.O. Box 3100, Station B, Hull, Quebec J8X 4H2.