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May 08, 2015

Gayle Castañeda, director of the Castañeda Museum of Ethnic Costume, has created a book about ethnic dolls that can be enjoyed by readers of all ages. The book provides a glimpse into the colorful world of ethnic and folk costume from around the globe.

Ms. Castañeda believes the book offers a fun way to learn about other cultures and world geography, through the medium of dolls.

Ms. Castañeda began collecting ethnic dolls in the early 1950’s, and this collection was the...

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May 08, 2015

   The Castañeda Museum of Ethnic Costume, Tucson, Arizona, presents in one room of the Sosa-Carrillo-Fremont House, material culture from two groups of Tucson residents, the Tohono O’odham and Yoeme (Yaqui). In another room, the Museum continues with the presentation of indigenous groups throughout the state of Arizona, through the medium of dolls. And on the walls, maps of Native Americans of North America can be viewed. The cultures of these peoples enrich us all!

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