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The Art of Brian Jungen

Take a virtual tour of Jungen's exhibit at the Museum of the American Indian

By Nick Berray | November 2 , 2009

Brian Jungen is Canadian and a member of the Dunne-za tribe, also known as the Beaver Tribe. His current installation, "Brian Jungen: Strange Comfort," is on exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., through August 8, 2010.

For a virtual tour of his work, just click play! (Voice over by Florence Barrau-Adams)

To read about the exhibit and Jungen's inspirations, check out Kid Reporter Nick Berray's story.

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American Indian Heritage Month


For more Kid Reporter coverage of the annual celebration of America's native heritage, check out the American Indian Heritage Month Special Report.

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