The Ethnographic Collection

Anthropology Museum


Catalogue #E6-51, beaded mocassins, Cree, from Manitoba

The Anthropology Museum's Ethnographic Collection represents the documentation of cultures through the collection of material culture. The collection includes over 1500 artifacts from Africa, Asia, Oceania, Central America, North America and South America. They represent a range of activities such as religious practices, hunting, warfare, medical practices, music, art, and household practices.

Courses in Cultural Anthropology and Ethnography offered by the Anthropology Department include Method and Theory in Cultural Anthropology, Ethnography of North American First Peoples, Applied Anthropology, Algonquian Ethnography, and Directed Readings/Research in Anthropology.