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Gumbula and Knowledge Generation in Collections in the USA: Where is Joe’s Right Shoe?

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This paper explores the methodology and aspirations of an Indigenous researcher and his work with others working within the Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Records (GLAMR) sector. In 2010, Joseph Neparrŋa Gumbula visited four cultural institutions in the USA to examine their Milingimbi collections and, in particular, those from his own Gupapuyŋu clan. Gumbula’s methodology brought new discoveries, and questions the approach of established research in museums.


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Published Online: 2019-01-29
Published in Print: 2018-12-19

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