Mellon grant to fund preservation, reorganization of Native American collections
This article was originally published April 9, 2018 by News at Brown - read the original.
The grant will help the Haffenreffer Museum preserve holdings like this elk skin Sioux dress, which was collected from the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in 1929.
With a new $500,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Brown University’s Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology will launch a four-year project that will strengthen scholarship on the Museum’s Native American and indigenous collections and make them more accessible.
(Distributed April 10, 2018)