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Vase

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Legoria Tafoya (Legoria Velarde/Juanita K'po), K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), 1911-1984  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Vase
Media/Materials:
Pottery, clay slip
Techniques:
Coiled/hand built, modeled, carved, burnished, slipped
Dimensions:
16.0 x 15.4 cm
Object Type:
Containers and Vessels
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
26/1108
Barcode:
261108.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Containers and Vessels
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6bb048ba2-3848-4af0-8184-94e6d108d3ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277204

Lizard figure

Culture/People:
Lower Muscogee (Georgia Creek)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joseph F. Johns (Cayoni), Muscogee (Creek), 1928-2020  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Joseph F. Johns (Cayoni), Muscogee (Creek), 1928-2020  Search this
Object Name:
Lizard figure
Media/Materials:
Walnut wood, brass tacks/bosses, wood stain, wax
Techniques:
Carved, stained
Dimensions:
102.2 x 21 x 4.7 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Cambridge; Middlesex County; Massachusetts; USA
Date created:
1979
Catalog Number:
25/6178
Barcode:
256178.000
See related items:
Lower Muscogee (Georgia Creek)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b32b9e7e-67a9-4a9d-ac8b-e67d4a37cde7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272051
Online Media:

Spirit Dancers

Culture/People:
Hopi-Tewa  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Dan Namingha, Hopi-Tewa, b. 1950  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Museum of Northern Arizona Museum Shop  Search this
Title:
Spirit Dancers
Object Name:
Figural group
Media/Materials:
Bronze
Techniques:
Cast
Dimensions:
13.2 x 14.3 x 13.3 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Polacca, First Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1975
Catalog Number:
25/5424
Barcode:
255424.000
See related items:
Hopi-Tewa
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6f1a29cd1-de3b-4caf-a967-32ac29e07d4b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271289
Online Media:

Man's kilt

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Man's kilt
Media/Materials:
Cotton yarn, wool yarn
Techniques:
Woven, embroidered
Dimensions:
115 x 67 x 0.7 cm
Object Type:
Clothing/Garments
Place:
Hopi Reservation; Navajo County, Coconino County; Arizona; USA (inferred)
Date created:
circa 1970
Catalog Number:
25/5990
Barcode:
255990.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Clothing/Garments
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6b0a06b56-997b-4725-b013-61454d0eb055
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271859
Online Media:

Mother and Child

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Joseph E. Senungetuk (Inusunaaq/Inusuyauq Sinuyituq), Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), b. 1940  Search this
IACB source:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Office, Sitka, Alaska (IACB Office, Sitka, Alaska)  Search this
Indian Arts and Crafts Board Demonstration Workshop (Sitka, Alaska) (IACB Demonstration Workshop)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Mother and Child
Object Name:
Mother and child figure
Media/Materials:
Alder
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
20 x 12.5 x 41.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Sitka; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Alexander Archipelago
Island Name:
Baranof Island
Date created:
1967
Catalog Number:
25/7003
Barcode:
257003.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6d85cbf2c-ce5f-496c-ad1d-798476e7b318
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272888
Online Media:

Beaded bottle

Culture/People:
Paiute  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Northern Plains Indian Crafts Association  Search this
Object Name:
Beaded bottle
Media/Materials:
Glass bottle, commercial suede, glass bead/beads, plastic
Techniques:
Gourd stitch/Brick stitch/Netted beadwork, sewn
Dimensions:
22.5 x 9.7 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Nevada; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1966
Catalog Number:
26/1309
Barcode:
261309.000
See related items:
Paiute
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6eedadce9-c982-4469-b449-fbfed6dfa01b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277406
Online Media:

Basket tray

Culture/People:
Hopi Pueblo  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Eunice Yowyetewa, Hopi Pueblo, 1921-2007  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Basket tray
Media/Materials:
Wild Currant, rabbitbrush, yucca fiber, dye/dyes
Techniques:
Dyed, wicker-plaited
Dimensions:
3.6 x 36.2 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Second Mesa, Hopi Reservation; Navajo County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
26/1439
Barcode:
261439.000
See related items:
Hopi Pueblo
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws60bbddb7e-7129-4f5e-a1b8-ad57d18ababf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_277536
Online Media:

Blessing of the Corn Meal

Culture/People:
Diné (Navajo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Beatien Yazz (Jimmy Toddy/Little No Shirt), Diné (Navajo), 1928-2022  Search this
IACB source:
Scottsdale National Exhibition of Indian Arts  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Title:
Blessing of the Corn Meal
Object Name:
Painting
Media/Materials:
Paperboard, tempera
Techniques:
Painted
Dimensions:
74.0 x 50.8 cm
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Wide Ruins, Navajo Reservation; Apache County; Arizona; USA
Date created:
1962
Catalog Number:
26/2409
Barcode:
262409.000
See related items:
Diné (Navajo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6ce9ffc52-9126-440f-9f65-19ac97229680
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_278519

Reindeer Sled

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Tikeramiut/Tikeraq (Tigara)/Point Hope]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Carl Hank, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Tikeramiut/Tikeraq (Tigara)/Point Hope], 1910-1978  Search this
IACB agent:
Extension Center for Arts and Crafts, University of Alaska  Search this
Ronald Senungetuk, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo), 1933-2020  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Carl Hank, Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Tikeramiut/Tikeraq (Tigara)/Point Hope], 1910-1978  Search this
Title:
Reindeer Sled
Object Name:
Print
Media/Materials:
Paper, ink
Techniques:
Woodcut/Woodblock printed
Object Type:
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place:
Nome; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created:
June 1965
Catalog Number:
25/9406
Barcode:
259406.001
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo) [Tikeramiut/Tikeraq (Tigara)/Point Hope]
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws62145677e-4b1d-4849-b12f-242c3ff6de2a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_275455
Online Media:

Earrings

Culture/People:
Mississippi Choctaw  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Emmett York, Mississippi Choctaw, 1904-1971  Search this
IACB source:
Choctaw Craft Association (Choctaw Craft Association)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Earrings
Media/Materials:
Stone, metal jewelry findings
Techniques:
Flaked/chipped, glued
Dimensions:
3 x 1.75 x 1.5 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Philadelphia; Neshoba County; Mississippi; USA
Date created:
1964
Catalog Number:
25/5200
Barcode:
255200.000
See related items:
Mississippi Choctaw
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e93e7ae5-7edb-4ca0-8108-0c06dcd6cd99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271065
Online Media:

Antelope figure

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Eugene Gutierrez, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), b. 1953  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Antelope figure
Media/Materials:
Pottery
Techniques:
Modeled, incised, burnished
Dimensions:
11 x 7 x 15 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1982
Catalog Number:
25/5201
Barcode:
255201.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
On View:
NMAI, Washington DC: Window on Collections, Animals
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws69324477e-a2b2-42e2-9f63-10cfd2563f6f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271066
Online Media:

Eagle figure

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John Julius Wilnoty, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1940-2016  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Qualla Arts & Crafts Mutual (Qualla Arts & Crafts Cooperative/Qualla Arts & Crafts Coop/Qualla Crafts), 1946-  Search this
Object Name:
Eagle figure
Media/Materials:
Stone
Techniques:
Carved, incised
Dimensions:
4.5 x 7.5 x 1.75 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created:
1968-1969
Catalog Number:
25/5202
Barcode:
255202.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e99e09b7-90cd-4a20-af8a-dc88d3fe75a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271067
Online Media:

Deer figure

Culture/People:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Margaret Gutierrez, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), b. 1936 and Luther Gutierrez, K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo), 1911-1987  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Deer figure
Media/Materials:
Pottery, paint
Techniques:
Modeled, painted
Dimensions:
15.5 x 6 x 14.5 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Santa Clara Pueblo, Santa Clara Reservation; Rio Arriba County; New Mexico; USA
Date created:
1970
Catalog Number:
25/5203
Barcode:
255203.000
See related items:
K'apovi (Santa Clara Pueblo)
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6df349b5e-162a-432d-b349-0eb4fb649946
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271068
Online Media:

Totem pole model

Culture/People:
probably Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne) (attributed)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Students at St. Labre Indian School  Search this
IACB source:
Myles Libhart, Non-Indian, 1931-1989  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB Source:
St. Labre Indian School, 1884-  Search this
Object Name:
Totem pole model
Media/Materials:
Plastic
Techniques:
Mold-made
Dimensions:
2.5 x 7.25 x 14.5 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Ashland; Rosebud County; Montana; USA
Date created:
1964-1965
Catalog Number:
25/5204
Barcode:
255204.000
See related items:
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61e00f403-52a2-4dc7-847a-ac905a65a2fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271069
Online Media:

Pipe bowl

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John Julius Wilnoty, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1940-2016  Search this
IACB source:
Stephen M. Richmond, Non-Indian, 1920-2000  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Stephen M. Richmond, Non-Indian, 1920-2000  Search this
Object Name:
Pipe bowl
Media/Materials:
Steatite/soapstone
Techniques:
Carved
Dimensions:
5 x 4 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Pipes and Smoking
Place:
Cherokee, Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date created:
1965
Catalog Number:
25/5205
Barcode:
255205.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Pipes and Smoking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws673c5bdab-eb94-44ca-8e40-d40e8033b02c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271070
Online Media:

Pendant

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Adam Welch, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1925-1985  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Pendant
Media/Materials:
Catlinite/pipestone, commercial suede thong
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, tied
Dimensions:
8.4 x 3.4 x 2.6 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1970-1971
Catalog Number:
25/5206
Barcode:
255206.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c6b03b05-3b3d-4125-afb1-177490c31994
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271071
Online Media:

Pendant

Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Adam Welch, Eastern Band of Cherokee, 1925-1985  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
DOI Indian Craft Shop (Department of the Interior Indian Craft Shop)  Search this
Object Name:
Pendant
Media/Materials:
Catlinite/pipestone, commercial suede thong
Techniques:
Carved, drilled, tied
Dimensions:
8.2 x 2.7 x 2.5 cm
Object Type:
Adornment/Jewelry
Place:
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA (inferred)
Date created:
1970-1971
Catalog Number:
25/5207
Barcode:
255207.000
See related items:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Adornment/Jewelry
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6836583e9-4dda-4d80-8e2e-5a1739f9ac99
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271072
Online Media:

Totem pole model

Culture/People:
Northern Plains  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Totem pole model
Media/Materials:
Wood, paint
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
7.5 x 3.5 x 16 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Kalispell; Flathead County; Montana; USA
Date created:
circa 1960
Catalog Number:
25/5208
Barcode:
255208.000
See related items:
Northern Plains
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws61e5980ae-9dd6-4718-abcd-080dbbf5bdec
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271073
Online Media:

Thermometer

Culture/People:
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Students at St. Labre Indian School  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Lynn Aument, Non-Indian  Search this
IACB source:
Lynn Aument, Non-Indian  Search this
Object Name:
Thermometer
Media/Materials:
Plastic, thermometer
Techniques:
Commercially produced/manufactured
Dimensions:
17.2 x 6.4 x 0.5 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Ashland; Rosebud County; Montana; USA
Date created:
1968
Catalog Number:
25/5209
Barcode:
255209.000
See related items:
Northern Tsitsistas/Suhtai (Cheyenne)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6c3a179cb-6198-409e-999b-e54bfd417faf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271074
Online Media:

The Story

Culture/People:
Yup'ik [Nelson Island]  Search this
Artist/Maker:
John F. Kailukiak, Yup'ik [Nelson Island], b. 1951  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
IACB source:
Visual Arts Center of Alaska  Search this
Title:
The Story
Object Name:
Figure
Media/Materials:
Alabaster
Techniques:
Carved, pecked, polished
Dimensions:
44.5 x 25.5 x 39 cm
Object Type:
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Place:
Nightmute; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Nelson Island
Date created:
1974
Catalog Number:
25/5210
Barcode:
255210.000
See related items:
Yup'ik [Nelson Island]
Sculpture/Carving/Figures
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6e87afc8b-3a27-4705-b06d-66be5d205dd1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_271075
Online Media:

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