Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians
Visitors can view nearly 1,000 historical and contemporary artifacts including artwork and traditional garments. The museum partnered with approximately 50 Native people to develop Alcoa Foundation Hall of American Indians. Their historical and cultural knowledge, personal experiences and belongings, talents, artwork, guidance, and time has shaped the messages and impact of the hall.
In the Lakota culture, women sometimes express affection for men and children by beading every surface of their moccasins. These beaded moccasins …Read More »
This bottle from early 1900s Tlinglit culture is made from glass and is covered in Sitka spruce root, grass, metal, and dyes. …Read More »
by Patrick McShea Designers of museum exhibits, when they are successful, create interesting displays that convey important information and sustain multiple levels …Read More »
For about six months each year, spirits called katsinas come to live with the Hopi on their mesa tops. Each figure is …Read More »