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Published: March 1999.


Marty Kreipe de Montaņo

Manager, Resource Center
Smithsonian Institution
National Museum of the Americ
One Bowling Green
New York NY
10004 USA

Marty Kreipe de Montaņo, a Prairie Band Potawatomi, is the manager of the Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian. She planned the museum's Resource Center in New York City and guided its development into a user friendly high tech reference room that accommodates research interests of visitors and reaches a global audience via a dynamic Web site. She is currently working on the development of the Resource Centers for the museum's planned exhibition facility to be built on the National Mall, and for the museum*s storage facility in Suitland, MD.

She has an M. A. in ethnohistory of North American Indians from the University of Kansas and is the co-author (with Arlene Hirschfelder) of an award winning reference book, The Native American Almanac, published by Macmillian, Coyote In Love With a Star, a children*s picture book published by Abbeville Press and the National Museum of the American Indian, and Harvest Ceremony (with Jennifer Fell Hayes), a play produced by the NMAI. She has taught Native American History at New York University and has worked in museums for twenty years.

Marty Kreipe will demonstrate Conexus, Your Connection to the National Museum of the American Indian