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Coffee and Conversation: Nomads’ Land

Coffee and Conversation: Nomads’ Land

Gatineau, Quebec, November 29, 2006 – On Saturday, December 9 join the curator of MASTERS of the Plains: Ancient Nomads of Russia and Canada Dr. Ian Dyck and exhibition designer Chantal Baril, for a guided tour of the Canadian Museum of Civilization’s newest exhibition. After the tour, enjoy a cup of coffee and the opportunity to discuss the exhibition with Dr. Dyck and Ms. Baril.

Masters of the Plains compares two of the oldest nomadic cultures in world history. It offers the first-ever direct comparison of the nomadic peoples who dominated the North American Great Prairies and the Russian Steppes for a remarkable 5,000 years. The exhibition is presented until September 3, 2007.

Coffee & Conversation: Nomads’ Land
Saturday, December 9, 2006
1 p.m. (Bilingual – English and French)
Gallery A (Level 1)
Free with Museum admission

More information is available by calling 819 776-7000 or 1 800 555-5621.

Media Information:

Chief, Media Relations
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7167

Media Relations Officer
Canadian Museum of Civilization
Tel.: 819 776-7169

Fax: 819 776-7187

2006-11-29 00:00:00.000

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