On-site Tours: Enjoy a 90-minute interactive tour of our ongoing “Regional Tour of American Indian Cultures” exhibit. This tour is led by a highly trained docent who will highlight the cultural similarities and differences within and between the five distinct geographic regions. The tour also includes time in the teaching lodge, which houses our life-size hunting wigwam and traditional games. You also get to pick a hands-on craft activity that participants make and take home!
Coming Soon! In partnership with other community educational organizations, we are working to create a way to bring the museum and at-home curriculum to you.
Inuit artistry began with stone and bone carvings to record traditional life. For 2,500 years, Inuit carvers created sculptures of stone, bone, ivory, baleen and wood to pass down traditions. Today’s artists continue to pass on their skills to the next generation.
Basket construction and usage vary in tribal communities across the United States and Canada. California Tribes are best known for their intricate basket weaving with geometric and pictorial designs. Check out the video to learn more! The Northwestern Coast/...
The squash blossom necklace is one of the best-known jewelry types in the Southwest honoring the trumpet-shaped flower of the squash plant. Though squash blossom necklaces are made by several different tribes of the Southwest region, they are primarily associated...