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Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology
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The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology at Chico State University trains university students in becoming museum professionals. The museum's mission is to promote respect and appreciation for human diversity through their academic museum studies program within the Department of Anthropology.

The Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology is an enriching center for both the local community and CSU Chico, mirroring Chico State's anthropology department’s approach to anthropological studies.

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