Author: Anna Freed

Anna Freed is studying the Arts of Africa, Oceania, and the Americas MA at the Sainsbury Research Unit, University of East Anglia (2023-24). She completed her undergraduate degree in archaeology at Newnham College, Cambridge (2019-22), writing her dissertation on Mikel Utsi and his role as the first Indigenous curator in Cambridge.

Student Activism and Spotlighting MAA’s First Indigenous Curator

How can student activism lead to change in museums? Anna Freed explores how an open letter to Cambridge museums led her to researching Mikel Utsi, who curated the Sámi display at MAA in 1947-8.

Anna Freed

31 October 2023

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