NATIVE AMERICAN ART: From the Collection
October 6, 2017 – Ongoing
This exhibition of Native American art and artifacts drawn from the Museum’s collection features early 20th century photographs and hand-colored lithographs of Native American peoples, as well as textiles, baskets, fetish and utilitarian beaded crafts and a single contemporary metal relief made by various Native Americans. Native American nations represented by art and artifacts include Apache, Assiniboine, A’aninin (Gros Ventre), Lakota Sioux, Cherokee, Cheyenne, Choctaw, Navajo, Teton/Western Sioux, Tohono O’Odham (historically Papago). Photographs feature Arizona Apache, and early 19th century hand-colored lithographs by McKenney and Hall, Co. (after paintings by Charles Bird King) feature chieftans of various Native American nations, including Creek, Chocktaw and others.