This article considers the historical context, cultural processes, and contemporary meanings of the Makah Cultural and Research Center(mcrc). While fostering cultural tourism, this museum/cultural center's “self-portrait” mediates popular stereotypes. Themcrc has emerged as a significant space for cross-cultural encounters where material culture is a central element in the Makah self-representational project.
Research Article|July 01 2003
Patricia Pierce Erikson; Welcome to This House: A Century of Makah People Honoring Identity and Negotiating Cultural Tourism. Ethnohistory 1 July 2003; 50 (3): 523–547. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00141801-50-3-523
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