A drum belonged to a Sámi shaman, Anders Poulsson, confiscated by Denmark in 1691 and became part of the Danish royal family’s art collection have created controversy between Norway’s Sáami people and Denmark. Anders’s drum was transferred to Denmark’s National Museum in… Read More ›
The Israel Museum has returned a large collection of artefacts to the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in Canberra. The collection, which includes almost 2000 ancient stone tools and ceremonial items, was given to… Read More ›
Berlin’s ethnological museum marked the repatriation of two mummified Maori heads to New Zealand with a traditional Maori ceremony.