anthropology

Haffenreffer Escape Room Starts

Don’t miss Escape the Haffenreffer, an escape room run by the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology. Every year, the American Anthropological Association celebrates anthropology and anthropologists around the world through the declaration of Anthropology Day. This year, the Haffenreffer Museum will celebrate Anthropology Day with a new online version of its annual Escape the Haffenreffer escape […]

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Thawing The “Frozen Indian”

From cigar store Indians to reality TV, American popular culture has reflected, created, and perpetuated stereotypical representations of Native Americans. Museums have helped legitimize and solidify these stereotypes, freezing American Indians in a primitive, ahistorical past. Brown University students taking ETHN1890N, “Thawing the ‘Frozen Indian;’ American Indian Museum Representation,” have taken on this complicated issue

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