Indigenous collections

Many materials have been used by Indigenous peoples to craft objects, from functional household items to intricate jewellery, carvings and statues. Objects that are sacred and culturally sensitive require special considerations. With proper care, these objects can be enjoyed for many years. The following resources provide information and advice on how to care for Indigenous collections.

Preventive conservation guidelines for collections

Canadian Conservation Institute (CCI) Notes

Other CCI resources on this topic

Related CCI resources

External links

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