Independent scholars

#479 On the wings of forever

ESSAY: Universal Technologies and Traditional Innovations: A Comprehensive Perspective for Museums by Yosef Wosk An Ormsby Exclusive, in collaboration with the The Canadian Academy of Independent Scholars First published Feb. 5, 2019 * We are pleased to present an essay by Yosef Wosk about nothing less than mankind’s accumulation and appreciation of shared knowledge and wisdom. This extraordinarily…
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#385 The carpenter of Koona

First published Sept. 27, 2018. Carolyn and John Smyly Those Born at Koona: The Totem Poles of the Haida Village Skedans, Haida Gwaii Surrey: Hancock House, 2018 (first published 1973) $29.95 / 9780888391018 Reviewed by Dan Savard * In 1957, John Smyly (1924-2002) was hired as carpenter by the Provincial Museum of British Columbia (now…
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