Nordamerika Native Museum NONAM
Seefeldstrasse 317, 8008 Zürich, Switzerland
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The North American Native Museum, abbreviated NONAM, is a Museum run by the City of Zurich. It specializes in the conservation, documentation, and presentation of ethnographic objects and art of Native American, First Nation, and Inuit cultures. A part of the museum's collections is on permanent display on the second floor, organized according to the cultural areas of the Americas frequently used in the cultural anthropology of North America.
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