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Author Clavir, Miriam, 1948-
Title Preserving what is valued : museums, conservation, and First Nations / Miriam Clavir.
Imprint Vancouver, B.C. : UBC Press, [2002]

Author Clavir, Miriam, 1948-
Series UBC Museum of Anthropology research publication
UBC Museum of Anthropology Research publication.
Subject Indians of North America -- Antiquities -- Collection and preservation -- British Columbia.
Cultural property -- Conservation and restoration.
Anthropological museums and collections.
Museums -- Social aspects.
Museum conservation methods.
Alt Name University of British Columbia. Museum of Anthropology.
Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 295 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-285) and index.
Summary What are the "right ways" to preserve heritage? Are the aims and purposes of museums necessarily at odds with those of First Nations? This thoughtful book explores the concept of museum conservation in light of cultural repatriation issues, and helps readers understand the complex relationship between museums and Aboriginal peoples.
Contents ""Contents""; ""Illustrations, Figures, and Tables""; ""Note about the Cover""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Part 1 Preservation and Museums""; ""1 The Historical Development of Conservation and Its Values""; ""2 Conservation Values and Ethics""; ""Part 2 Preservation and First Nations""; ""3 First Nations Perspectives on Preservation and Museums""; ""4 First Nations of British Columbia""; ""5 First Nations, Preservation, and Conservation: Personal Perspectives""; ""6 New Zealand: A Comparative Study""; ""7 “For What We Do�""; ""Appendix A List of Participants""
""Appendix B Conservation Codes of Ethics""""Appendix C Glossary of Maori Terms""; ""Internet Resources""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780774850155 (electronic bk.)
0774850159 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 80219054
Additional Format Print version: Clavir, Miriam. Preserving What Is Valued. Vancouver : UBC Press, ©2007 9780774808606