Speaker: Patricia Erikson
April 11-14, 2007
San Francisco, California

Speakers: Biography

Patricia Erikson

Curator and Head of Education
Washington State History Museum
1911 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma WA
98402 USA

Patricia Pierce Erikson is a cultural anthropologist and Native American Studies scholar who has worked and taught in the museum field since 1992. She currently works as Curator and Head of Education at the Washington State History Museum where she directs the museum's effort to create K-12 online curriculum that disseminates historical resources. Her book, Voices of a Thousand People: The Makah Cultural and Research Center, was written in collaboration with Makah staff (Univ. Nebraska Press).

Patricia will demonstrate Putting Collections Into the Classroom: The WashingtonHistoryOnline.org Project. [Demonstration]