Vue de l'exposition "Premières nations, collections royales"
12 Feb 2007 13 May 2007

first nations, royal collections

For the first time, major objects in relation to the native populations of Canada and American Indians are displayed in one exhibition. It has been designed from unknown collections of musée du quai Branly.

about the exhibition

The pieces shown in this exhibition were part of the French royal collections, they were gathered during the 17th and 18th centuries by explorers, officers, traders and missionaries. Costumes, ornaments, weapons, and tools : the exhibition puts the emphasis on the originality of the Naskapi, Mi 'kmaq, Huron, Mohawk and Ojibwa creations and raises awareness about the changes that the  Indigenous peoples of North America were faced with after the European invasion.

  • curator

    • Christian Feest
  • Place:   Mezzanine est
  • TimeSlots:  
    From Monday 12 February 2007 at Sunday 13 May 2007
  • Closed on monday
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday:  10:30 am-07:00 pm
    Thursday:  10:30 am-10:00 pm
  • Public:   All publics
  • Categorie : Exhibitions