State Museum Showcases Native American Bead Work

6 years 7 months 3 weeks ago Friday, September 28 2012 Sep 28, 2012 Friday, September 28, 2012 5:44:49 AM CDT September 28, 2012 in News
By: KOMU Staff

JEFFERSON CITY - Beginning today at 2 p.m. people can take a behind-the-scenes tour of a collection of Native American bead work showcased at the Missouri State Museum. 

During the tour, participants will see the collection and learn about Mary Alicia Owen. Owen is a Missouri woman who became a world-renowned folklorist in the late 19th century. 

Author Greg Olson wrote a book about Owen and will also be there to discuss her life and career.

 

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