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Duane Harold King

Duane Harold King, museum administrator.


  • King, Duane Harold was born on May 18, 1947 in Bristol, Tennessee, United States.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Tennessee, 1969. Master of Arts, University Georgia, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Georgia, 1975.


    • Director Museum Cherokee (North Carolina) Nation, 1975-1982. Executive director Cherokee National History Society, Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 1982-1987, Middle Oregon Indian History Society, Warm Springs, 1987-1990. Assistant director George Gustav Heye Center National Museum American Indian, New York City, 1990-1995.

      Executive director Southwest Museum, Los Angeles, since 1995. Chairman advisory committee Trail of Tears National History Trail National Park Service, since 1991. Board trustees member Institute American Indian and Alaska Native Culture and Arts Development, Santa Fe, since 1988.

      Executive director Friends of Sequoyah Foundation of Eastern Band Cherokee Indians, 1989-1990. Periodic consultant Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma, 1989-1994, Museum Cherokee Indian, since 1985, Walt Disney Imagineering, Glendale, California, 1994. History advisor KUSA-television, Denver, 1994-1995.

      Sequoyah professor We. Carolina University, Cullowhee, North Carolina, 1995, adjunct assistant professor department sociology and anthropology, 1976-1982. Adjunct professor division arts and humanities Northeastern State University, Tahlequah, 1986-1987.

      Visiting assistant professor department anthropology University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1974-1982. Assistant professor department sociology and anthropology University Tennessee, Chattanooga, 1974-1976.


    • Contributor video documentaries and articles to professional journals.
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    Born May 18, 1947
    (age 70)
    • 1969
      University Tennessee
    • 1972
      University Georgia
    • 1975
      University Georgia
    • 1975 - 1982
      Director, Museum Cherokee (North Carolina) Nation
    • 1982 - 1987
      executive, director Cherokee National History Society
      Tahlequah, Oklahoma, United States
    • 1987 - 1990
      executive, director Cherokee National History Society
      Warm Springs, Oregon, United States
    • 1990 - 1995
      assistant, director George Gustav Heye Center National Museum American Indian
    • 1995
      executive, director Southwest Museum