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Indians of North America -- Art

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View Resource Native American Geometry

This Website, sprung from a gifted-and-talented program for K-12 students in Arizona, presents the interesting world of Native American geometry, a system based on the proportional relationship between the radius and circumference of a circle. The eye-pleasing site, divided into sections that include Foundations, Education, Designs, and Anthropology, would be appealing to curious Web surfers along...

http://www.earthmeasure.com/
View Resource Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin

The Lakota na Dakota Wowapi Oti Kin is a one-stop information portal containing Internet resources on people of Lakota and Dakota descent (also known as Sioux or Siouan peoples). Created and maintained by Professor Martin Brokenleg of Augustana College and Dr. Raymond Bucko, S.J. of Creighton University, this site offers Web links in various categories including art and artists / music and...

https://ccas.creighton.edu/
View Resource Arizona State Museum

Located at University of Arizona, the Arizona State Museum features a variety of programs and exhibits, many of which offer an introspective look into the culture of the American Indian groups in the region. One of the main highlights of the site are the several online exhibits that feature objects and photographs from recent shows. The most recent of these is the "Connections Across Generations:...

http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/
View Resource Continuum 12 Artists

The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian is currently presenting a continuous 18-month exhibition featuring works by a changing selection of 12 contemporary Native American artists, accompanied by this Web site. The on-site show opened in April 2003 and runs until November 2004, and Web versions are being made available concurrently. Right now, 3 artists' work can be viewed in the...

http://nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/continuum/hp_flash.html
View Resource Campfire Stories with George Catlin

Understanding the broad legacy left by various interpreters of the Native American way of life, such as artist George Catlin or the photographer Edward S. Curtis, can be puzzling and rather difficult at times. Drawing on the fine collection of paintings and sketches by Catlin held by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, this multifaceted online exhibit and educational tool offers interpretations...

https://2.americanart.si.edu/exhibitions/online/catlinclassr...
View Resource National NAGPRA

The Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) is a Federal law passed in 1990 that provides a process by which museums and Federal agencies (such as the U.S Corps of Engineers) to return certain Native American cultural items, including human remains and sacred objects, to lineal descendants, culturally affiliated Indian tribes, and Native Hawaiian organizations. Given that...

https://www.nps.gov/nagpra/
View Resource New ways of presenting Native American art on display in Kansas City

A native sensibility to Autry exhibition http://www.latimes.com/la-ca-baskets10-2010jan10,0,2450901.story Priest's pop art challenges contemporary stereotypes, recalls church history http://www.episcopalchurch.org/81803_118308_ENG_HTM.htm The Art of Native American Basketry: A Living Tradition http://www.autrynationalcenter.org/basketry/ National Museum of the American...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2010/0115
View Resource National Museum of the American Indian: Collections Search

The National Museum of the American Indian has thousands of items in its holdings, and this website provides a representative sample of their object and historic photo collections. First-time visitors can get started by using the Explore Collection Highlights area on the homepage. This area includes fantastic examples of contemporary Native American jewelry, historic bear masks, and photographs...

http://www.nmai.si.edu/searchcollections/home.aspx
View Resource Infinity of Nations Screenshot

The vast array of Native cultures found across North and South America is staggering, and attempting to provide a general overview might seem impossible. This interactive "culture quest" created by the National Museum of the American Indian allows visitors young and old to learn about such cultures. First-timers might start by visiting the object gallery, which contains dozens of headdresses,...

http://nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/infinityofnations/cultureques...
View Resource Heard Museum: American Indian Art and History Screenshot

In 1929, the Heard Museum was founded by early Phoenix settlers Dwight B. and Maie Bartlett Heard. The focus of the museum then and now was "to educate people about the arts, heritage and life ways of the Indigenous peoples of the Americas, with an emphasis on American Indian tribes of the Southwest." On the website, visitors can learn about the museum's collections, upcoming programs, and...

http://heard.org/?doing_wp_cron=1442789492.76463699340820312...