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Indian Advisory Committee

The Indian Advisory Committee advises the Natural History Museum of Utah on a broad range of issues affecting the use, care, disposition and interpretation of Native American collections. Members assist in planning programs and exhibits that meet the needs of Indian communities in the Intermountain West, and in implementing NAGPRA, the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act. The Indian Advisory Committee has been integral in the interpretation of Utah's Native Peoples in our new Museum.

NHMU Indian Advisory Committee

MemberAffiliation
Jeannette BadbackWhite Mesa Ute
Clarenda BegayNavajo Nation Museum
Gwen CantseeWhite Mesa Ute
Ella DayzieIndian Walk-In Center
Shawn JimersonIndian Walk-In Center
Dan EdwardsUniversity of Utah, Ethnic Studies
Genevieve FieldsGoshute Tribe
Donna Land MaldonadoCommunity at Large
Matthew MakomenawUniversity of Utah American Indian Resource Center
Dena NedUniversity of Utah, Social Work
Shirlee SilversmithUtah Division of Indian Affairs
Patty Timbimboo MadsenNorthwestern Band of Shoshone
Lora TomPaiute Indian Tribe Skull Valley
Cecilia Tso University of Utah, College of Education
Manuelito WheelerNavajo Nation Museum
Paula AokiNHMU 
Ann Hannibal NHMU