Month: October 2016

txamatxama, Katxuyana, feather headdress, adornment, amazon, brazil, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Txamatxama feather adornment

The txamatxama at Moesgård Museum, EA41-0026. Photo Astrid Kieffer-Døssing, 2015.   Join us as guest blogger Astrid Kieffer-Døssing, who holds an MA in Sustainable Heritage Management from Aarhus University, tells us about the marvellous txamatxama feather adornment of the Katxuyana. A braided base and three […]

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uganda, refugee camp, USAID, manchestar united, moesgaard museum, de etnografiske samlinger, ethnography, collections, museum, aarhus, denmark

Door from Ugandan refugee camp

A bright red door signalling that the owner of the house is a big fan of ’MANCHESTAR UNITED’ is probably not the first thing, you would expect to see, when visiting a home in a former camp for internally displaced people. Yet here it is. […]

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