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Native American Fellowship Program

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) houses the oldest ongoing collection of Native art in the Western Hemisphere. Beyond stewarding the collection through exhibitions and publications, PEM furthers its commitment to it by fostering and advancing the next generation of Native American leaders in the cultural sector through the Native American Fellowship (NAF) program.

Native American Fellowship Program

About our program

PEM houses the oldest ongoing collection of Native art in the Western Hemisphere. Beyond stewarding the collection through exhibitions and publications, PEM furthers its commitment to it by fostering and advancing the next generation of Native American leaders in the cultural sector

Native American Fellowship Program

Summer Fellowship

Once in Salem, Fellows work full-time in a capacity that matches participants' interests to available projects across the many departments at PEM.

Native American Summer Fellows share their experiences.
Native American Fellowship Program

Long-term Fellowship

Between 2017 and 2018, PEM will incorporate two longer-term (9-12 month) appointments into the overall Fellowship program.

Native American Fellowship Program

Alumni

Because we understand the importance mentorship plays at every stage of a person's career, Alumni experience an ongoing relationship of conscious mentoring, networking, and other programming opportunities

Native American Fellowship Program

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