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First American Art: The Charles and Valerie Diker Collection of American Indian Art     View
Companion to a 2003-2006 Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian exhibit of art that focuses on the collectors' "love of beautiful objects" (rather than objects with historical significance or those that achieve ethnological repr ...
http://www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/first_american_art/firstamericanart.html

Native American Cordage     View
Contains general information on methods used by American Indians to locate, harvest, and prepare various plant and animal fibers for making ropes and cords. An animated demonstration of thigh-spinning is included. From NativeTech: Native American Tec ...
http://www.nativetech.org/cordage/

Indian Arts and Crafts Board     View
"The Indian Arts and Crafts Board, a separate agency located in the U.S. Department of the Interior ... promotes the economic development of American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of the Indian arts and crafts market." Th ...
http://www.doi.gov/iacb/

Native American Basketry: Weaving Life     View
Presents a variety of Native American coiled, woodsplint, and sweetgrass basketry forms. Includes illustrations, history and traditions, weaving techniques, various designs and decorations, and uses in medicine and ceremony. Includes a bibliography a ...
http://www.nativetech.org/basketry/

Library Art Tour     View
Online tour of the art displayed at the library serving Cascadia Community College and the University of Washington, Bothell. Features images and descriptions of the works by Alaskan and native Northwest artists. Includes paintings, sculpture, textil ...
http://library.uwb.edu/ArtTour/

Entwined with Life: Native American Basketry     View
This online exhibit from Seattle's Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture features "more than 500 Native American baskets from the ... permanent collection, and more than 60 contemporary baskets loaned by their makers." Browse baskets ...
http://www.washington.edu/burkemuseum/baskets/

A Nampeyo Showcase     View
Exhibit of work attributed to "the renowned Hopi-Tewa potter Nampeyo (1860?-1942). Some of the attributions are unassailably correct, while others are more uncertain. Since Nampeyo never signed her pieces herself, the task of positively iden ...
http://www.statemuseum.arizona.edu/exhibits/nampeyo/

Identity by Design: Tradition, Change and Celebration in Native Women's Dresses     View
This exhibition highlights American Indian dress designs and designers from the Great Plains, Great Basin, and Plateau regions. Features zoomable images, photos, maps, animated illustrations, video clips, and more. The introduction includes profiles ...
http://www.nmai.si.edu/exhibitions/identity_by_design/IdentityByDesign.html

Shapes and Uses of California Indian Basketry     View
Includes images and information on baskets used for gathering, transporting, storing, preparing, and serving food; gift baskets; traps; specialized basket types; and weaving methods. From the California Indian Library Collections Project (CILC), Univ ...
http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cilc/basket.html

The Rock Art Foundation     View
This site features information about "the Native American rock art in the Lower Pecos region of Southwest Texas." The gallery features images of rock art grouped by style (click on the images for detailed descriptions). The FAQ includes que ...
http://www.rockart.org/

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