Mary Deleary


Mary Deleary

Mary Deleary (Chippewas of the Thames First Nation) is a graduate of the B.A Museum Studies program at the Institute of American Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, NM. Currently, as assistant to the Vision Maker Media Archive, she is responsible for the inventory of 4,000 media and audio assets and the development of strategies for archive preservation and access. Before joining Vision Maker Media, Mary was Gallery Director and Instructor for the Institute of American Indian Arts and Culture. She is the recipient of two competitive fellowships, the Andrew W. Mellon Research Fellowship and the Peabody Essex Museum 2012 Native American Fellowship.

Job Title: 
Archive Assistant
Tribal Affiliation: 
Chippewas of the Thames First Nation


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