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The pascola dancers and the deer dancer perform the ceremonial deer dance in the ramada.

A pascola dance ramada scene and informational panels now reside in the Itom Mahtawa'apo Community Education and Cultural Center, having been moved from the Arizona State Museum. Read more»

This kind of poignant moments between caregivers and their people will be part of the exhibit, 'Walking Each Other Home: Cultural Practices at End of Life.'

A collection of films and photography showcasing how different cultures deal with death, "Walking Each Other Home: Cultural Practices at End of Life," opens at the Arizona State Museum on September 10. Read more»

Shakespeare's First Folio, opened to a page of 'Hamlet,' is on display at the Arizona State Museum. This 393-year-old book is the center of the exhibit.

His plots, characters and turns of phrase are familiar to everyone. But many of Shakespeare's plays were not published during his lifetime, and might have been lost forever if not for a rare edition published in the years after his death. One of those historic volumes, a 1623 First Folio, is on display in Tucson. Read more» 1

Suzanne Eckert, head of collections at the Arizona State Museum, with shelves full of baskets that are part of the museum’s collection.

It's slow going as the Arizona State Museum sifts through decades of its collections to figure out which items are sacred and which human remains should be returned to tribes. But it's important, officials say. “These were people," said one worker at the museum. Read more»