tag: museums

2016 Navajo Code Talkers Day
The Navajo Code Talkers Museum is breaking ground on a permanent facility to honor the tribal citizens who served in World War II.
Museum of Indian Arts and Culture
Museums are offering unique Native exhibitions this summer as people are feeling more comfortable traveling and attending public events.
Eastern Cherokee Powwow
Today on Native America Calling, as we head into the three-day weekend, Shawn Spruce takes you to a place that knows how to celebrate with family-friendly cultural authenticity.
#NAFOA40th in Illustrations by Matt Orley
Our “5 Things” Newsletter gives you the info you need to start your week well!
Spiro Mounds
Great cities abounded in ancient Native America, including the Spiro Mounds in eastern Oklahoma.
'Faces From the Interior'
“Faces From the Interior” at the Joslyn Art Museum in Nebraska features Native perspectives on portraits of their people.
Jordan Dresser
In the latest episode of Reconciliation Rising, hear from Jordan Dresser, a documentary filmmaker and chairman of the Northern Arapaho Nation.
Outcropping - Indigenous Art Now
Shinnecock Nation artists feature prominently in an all-Indigenous exhibition in New York.
Regan Loggans, also known as Regan de Loggans
The leader of New York City’s most prominent and vocal Indigenous group is changing their story after being asked about their tribal affiliation claims.
Pawnee, Oklahoma
A growing number of Indian Country organizations are distancing themselves from Walter Roy Echo-Hawk Jr. following revelations of the criminal charge against the prominent artist.
Cynthia Chavez Lamar
A Native woman is making history as the new leader of the National Museum of the American Indian.
nativeamericacalling nac
The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous peoples in the history of North America.
2021 Native Cinema Showcase
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month by watching Indigenous cinema from around the world.
Native New York
For far too long, Native history has been presented from a European perspective.
The Other Slavery: Histories of Indian Bondage from New Spain to the Southwestern United States
The scourge of slavery was an unfortunate reality for Indigenous people in the history of North America.
prestonsingletary
Multidisciplinary artists like Preston Singletary are drawing inspiration and support from their culture and each other to keep their creativity thriving.
Dubbing Star Wars
A long time ago on Indigenous land far, far away…
First Americans Museum
After years of start-and-stop planning and construction, the First Americans Museum of Oklahoma is opening to the public.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Indigenous artists from North America and beyond document their relationships with nuclear testing and uranium contamination in a new exhibit.
Red Road to DC
After 20,000 miles and 115 stops across the country, a group of Native carvers and elders have finally arrived in the nation’s capital, bringing much-needed attention to sacred sites and tribal rights.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
The IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe just received its largest donation ever.
Hollow Horn Bear
The Weltkulturen Museum in Germany will hold a press conference on July 8 to discuss the return of a shirt worn by Lakota leader Hollow Horn Bear.
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Several prominent Native nonprofits and institutions have received a major boost from billionaire donor MacKenzie Scott.
ginaadams
Two artists who admit they aren’t enrolled in any tribal nation have still managed to find their way into museums and educational institutions.
nationalnativeamericanhalloffame
The National Native American Hall of Fame is honoring its third wave of inductees at a ceremony on November 6, 2021.
nativeamericanhalloffame
The National Native American Hall of Fame is getting ready to honor a new slate of luminaries in Native business, arts, education and other fields.
nativeamericacalling nac
The National Museum of the American Indian is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon, focusing specifically on Native women.
wenevergaveup
The Trail of Tears, the forced removal of the Cherokee Nation to Oklahoma, was one of the most inhumane policies in American history – but it wasn’t an isolated incident.
girlhoodmmiw
For Isabella Aiukli Cornell, prom was a way to bring attention to the crisis of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls.
national native american veterans memorial
We all know that Native Americans have served in the U.S. military at the highest rate per capita for any ethnicity.
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Despite a federal law ordering their repatriation, thousands of Native ancestors and artifacts remains still languish in boxes and basements across the country.
warriorscircleofhonor
The National Museum of the American Indian will open the new National Native American Veterans Memorial on November 11, 2020.
triballeadersbidenharris
With the election less than a month away, Joe Biden continues to push for Indian Country’s vote, vowing to reverse years of setbacks tribes have suffered at the hands of Donald Trump.
Cherokee Heritage Center Act
The Cherokee Heritage Center has long been a beloved site for preserving irreplaceable artifacts and educating visitors on Cherokee culture.