Stories

These two audio stories were produced, directed, and narrated by Heather Radke, 2008 Regenstein Pacific Intern.

Going fishin' for the Fuller Collection

The Field Museum acquired Captain A. W. F. Fuller's astonishing collection of objects from the South Seas in 1958.  Who was this eccentric man?  How had he assembled his collection of over 6,500 objects?  Listen here to find out.

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Captain Cook's own hei-tiki

All of the objects in The Field Museum's Pacific collections have long and fascinating histories.  Listen to the story of how one small carved stone traveled across the globe to Chicago far from its original homeland in New Zealand (Aotearoa).

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