Documenting and Revitalizing Kiowa Knowledge: Material Culture Studies and Community Engagement

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Michael Paul Jordan


This project report describes a research visit by a delegation from the Kiowa Tribe of Oklahoma to the National Museum of Natural History, the National Anthropological Archives, and the National Museum of the American Indian. The Smithsonian Institution’s Recovering Voices program sponsored the visit and provided a Community Research Grant to fund the endeavor. The report summarizes the research team’s activities and outlines their efforts to incorporate information gleaned during the visit into programming for members of the Kiowa community.


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Michael Paul Jordan, Texas Tech University

Michael Paul Jordan is an Assistant Professor in the Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work Department, Texas Tech University.