Worth Knowing: Dartmouth announces appointment of first associate curator of Native American Art

Dartmouth has announced the appointment of Jami Powell as the Hood Museum's first associate curator of Native American art. Powell, a citizen of the Osage Nation, has a PhD in anthropology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is currently a faculty lecturer in the American Studies Program at Tufts University. She has focused her research on American Indian expressive forms through an interdisciplinary lens. She has worked as a research assistant at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, was a Mellon Fellow at the Peabody Essex Museum, and has published widely, with articles in Museum Anthropology, Journal of Anthropological Research, Museum Management and Curatorship, Museum Magazine, and First American Art Magazine.

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 “I am incredibly honored to be joining the Hood Museum of Art and Dartmouth—institutions with long-standing relationships with American Indian students, scholars, artists, and communities,” says Powell, who will join the Hood team in May.

 Read the full article published by Dartmouth News.

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