Museum of Ethnography, Sweden

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Museum of Etnography

The Museum of Ethnography (Swedish: Etnografiska Museet), in Stockholm, Sweden, is a Swedish science museum. It houses a collection of about 220,000 items relating to the ethnography, or cultural anthropology, of peoples from around the world, including from China, Korea, South and Southeast Asia, the Pacific region, the Americas and Africa.[1] The museum is the headquarters of the Sven Hedin Foundation.

In 2007, after several years of negotiation, the museum agreed to return a totem pole to the Haisla Nation, from which it has been taken in 1929.[2][3] The Haisla nation gave the museum a contemporary replica of the pole, currently on display outside the museum's entrance.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Official site
  2. ^ Cardinal, Gil (2003). "Totem: The Return of the G'psgolox Pole". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 
  3. ^ Cardinal, Gil (2007). "Totem: Return and Renewal". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 2009-10-01. 


Coordinates: 59°19′57″N 18°07′14″E / 59.33250°N 18.12056°E / 59.33250; 18.12056