Jonaitis, Aldona

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JONAITIS, Aldona. American, b. 1948. Genres: Natural history, Art/Art history, Anthropology/Ethnology. Career: State University of New York at Stony Brook, assistant professor to professor, 1976-89, associate provost of the university, 1984-86, vice-provost for undergraduate studies, 1986-89; American Museum of Natural History, NYC, vice-president for public programs, 1989-93; University of Alaska Museum, director, 1993-. Publications: Art of the Northern Tlingit, 1986; From the Land of the Totem Poles, 1988; (ed.) Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch, 1991; A Wealth of Thought: Franz Boas and Native American Art, 1993. Address: University of Alaska Museum, 907 Yukon Drive, Fairbanks, AK 99775, U.S.A.