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Autry museum opens new exhibition after biggest renovation in 30 years

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Pomo miniature basket, early to mid-1900s. Native Californian Mabel McKay, who's the focus of one of the exhibits, made baskets like these to use in traditional healing techniques as a Long Valley Cache Creek Pomo healer. Courtesy of the Autry

After five years of work, the Autry Museum of the American West is opening a new nearly 20,000 square foot exhibition called California Continued on Sunday, October 9.

The exhibition hopes to help people understand and prepare for the future in California by revisiting its past. There are four sections, each focusing on different aspects of the ecological and environmental history in the state, all linked to native Californians.

Above are images from the exhibition. To hear the entire conversation between Alex Cohen and curator, Sarah Wilson, click on the blue button. 

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