TSIMSHIAN TREASURES: Repatriation and Questions of Ownership

Raven mask

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Article by Donna McAlear

T
he Dundas Collection of Northwest Coast American Indian Art was purported by Sotheby’s to be the last significant field collection of northwest coast art held by a single private collector before 57 objects from it were dispersed by them in October 2006 for slightly more than $7 million (U.S.).1 Since then, the Dundas …