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National Museum of the American Indian
4220 Silver Hill Road
The National Museum of the American Indian is the sixteenth museum of the Smithsonian Institution. It is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native America
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MARIAN MILIAMA KAMINITZ
Marian holds a Masters of Science degree and is Head of Conservation at the Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of the American Indian.
uses the SITH® process daily to clean and let go of problems in her
life, allowing peace and freedom to manifest effortlessly.
is forever grateful to Morrnah
and the Divinity for the Self I-Dentity through Ho'oponopono® process.
Rebecca Summerour, Andrew W. Mellon ...
Rebecca Summerour, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Textile Conservation at the National Museum of the American Indian; Sarah Owens, Andrew W. Mellon Fellow in Textile Conservation, National Museum of the American Indian; Shannon A. Brogdon-Grantham, member of the Class of 2015, Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation; Marian Kaminitz, Head of Conservation, National Museum of the American Indian; and Susan Heald, Textile Conservator, National Museum of the American Indian
Steve Cayard :: Birchbark Canoe Builder
This was especially true in 1998 when Marian Kaminitz, head of conservation at the National Museum of the American Indian, hired David Moses Bridges, a Passamaquoddy birchbark canoe builder then apprenticing with me, and myself, to help restore a beautiful old birchbark canoe.
Marian Kaminitz, Head of the ...
Marian Kaminitz, Head of the Conservation Department, NMAI Cultural Resources Center,
4220 Silver Hill Road, Suitland, MD 20746
Phone: (301)238-6624 x6322
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Museum: Seeds of understanding accompany interns into wider fields of work | American Indian News Service
Since 1991, more than 130 conservation interns have spent from 10 weeks to two years honing skills under the leadership of Marian Kaminitz, the head of conservation at the National Museum of the American Indian.
was already at work at Heye's Bronx storage facility, assessing the collection and preparing for its move to the museum's state-of-the-art conservation facility, the Cultural Resources Center
in Suitland, Md., which opened in 1999.
To view a video about the move, go to: www.AmericanIndian.si.edu/subpage.cfm?subpage=collections&second=collections&third=move#f
The interns come to the museum's conservation department to work with Kaminitz
and to obtain real-world experience working with the collection, which spans North and South America.
Many say they have been personally affected by their experience.
On the first day of Anna Strankman's internship in 1996, Kaminitz
sent her outside to watch conservation work on a totem pole.