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Hours of Operation

HOLIDAY HOURS
Dec 22-23 • 10 am - 5 pm
Dec 24 • 10 am - 1 pm
Dec 25 • CLOSED
Dec 26 - Jan 6 • 10 am - 5 pm

SEPT 4 to DEC 21
Tues - Fri • 10 am - 4 pm
Sat & Sun • 11 am - 5 pm
CLOSED Mondays

 


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*Hours of operation vary for holidays. 

Dr. Maureen Matthews

CURATOR OF CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY

Dr. Maureen Matthews, Curator of Cultural Anthropology joined The Manitoba Museum staff in November 2011. She is a CBC Radio documentary maker and has received four awards for Investigative Journalism from the Canadian Association of Journalists for her work for IDEAS on Cree and Ojibwe ideas about the world. Her documentaries include Fair Wind’s Drum (1993), Thunderbirds (1995), Memegwesiwag (2007) and Wihtigo: Cree Ideas about Cannibals (2010) and she also received a Manitoba Human Rights award for Isinamowin: The White Man’s Indian (1990), a documentary about the harmful consequences of stereotypes about Aboriginal people. She recently completed a D. Phil. in Social and Cultural Anthropology (2010) at the University of Oxford with a thesis on the attribution of animacy and agency to museum artefacts from a joint Ojibwe and Anthropological theoretical perspective.

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