The Hiawatha Indian Insane Asylum was a continuation of a dark and devastating period in American history.
'It’s really the spirit within our people that I felt crying out,' Chairwoman Cheryle Kennedy says of items on display at the Grand Ronde tribal museum.
A museum in Germany is returning items that were stolen from Native graves in Alaska to their rightful place.
Indian Country is breathing a sigh of relief as the nation's highest court has refused to hear a closely-watched tribal sovereignty dispute.
The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum is building up senior staff as construction resumes on the long-delayed facility in Oklahoma.
A new exhibit at Crazy Horse Memorial celebrates the similarities between West African and Lakota cultures and their belief in the spider as a trickster
The Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians announced plans for a cultural complex in downtown Palm Springs, California.
The American Museum of Natural History will work with tribes in the United States and First Nations in Canada to update its Hall of Northwest Coast Indians.
The Peabody Essex Museum in Massachusetts is promising to comply with the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act after acquiring a large collection of tribal items.
A museum in Minnesota continues to face questions in connection with a controversial sculpture that depicted the execution of 38 Dakota men in 1862.
A museum in New Orleans, Louisiana, is preparing for the city's 300th anniversary in 2018 with an exhibit that features tribal artifacts.
According to federal authorities, Hobby Lobby purchased more than 5,500 clay artifacts from dealers in the Middle East but did not confirm whether the items had been properly acquired.
The tribe was the first nation to join America as an ally during the Revolutionary War.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will be featuring Native art more prominently in its American Wing.
The San Diego Maritime Museum and its exclusion of the Kumeyaay Nation.
'Millions were spent on replica ship used to invade Native nations.'
American University initially took no position on the 9-foot-tall wooden statue but changed course after hearing from an FBI-affiliated group.
The Sycuan Cultural Resource Center and Museum displays artifacts uncovered at the village of Matamo.
Classic French, Italian and Japanese food are all highly regarded in the culinary community, but traditional Native American dishes?
A new exhibit is the result of an ongoing collaboration with the National Museum of the American Indian.
'It’s the Great Canadian Myth on display,' one activist told The New York Times.
The Lake County Discovery Museum is following the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
The Great Race, a story of the formation of the Black Hills in South Dakota, an ovate shaped range of hills and mountains that clearly resemble a modern racecourse, was recorded in written format by Oglala Lakota author James LaPointe.
When researching the names and personal histories of these Scouts, the researcher discovers that the Scouts themselves are hard to track.
Were the Journey to be moved to the outskirts of town, to a decentralized site, it would lose its duality of place as a conveniently accessible events center and community and cultural centerpiece.
Rapid City Mayor Steve Allender wants to convert The Journey Museum & Learning Center into a housing and community support services facility.
Our freedom is the direct result of the sacrifices of our Navajo Code Talkers during the Second World War.
One Lakota artist is beginning to reap the benefits of over twenty years of work having landed the cover of the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian Magazine.
Collectors, academics and museums are trying to ensure Indian ledger art from the 1800s can be appreciated in its original format.
Curators at the Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum were excited to erect a tipi, designed and inspired by Bilford Curley Sr., Northern Cheyenne elder and society man, and painted by Jim Starkey, Cheyenne River Sioux.
The tribe has agreed to contribute $15 million for construction and up to $14 million for operations of the stalled American Indian Cultural Center and Museum in Oklahoma City.
The Alutiiq quiver, which is made out of red cedar, and arrow were handed down through a family for generations.
Fritz Scholder was an art phenomenon and many of the pictures in the Phoenix show come from a time when he rocked that world.
The arrival of the horse on to the great plains put in to motion a series of historical incidents that led to the rise of one of the most powerful nations North America has ever known
Given my family and cultural ties to the area, and personal connection to Gilcrease, the opportunity to return to Oklahoma and work for this amazing institution was not to be missed.
The tribe hadn't seen the document since it was hand-delivered to then-president Dwight D. Eisenhower on March 1, 1954.
The cultural center and museum will house the tribe's artifacts and share the tribe's history.
Despite the impressive exterior signage announcing the new 'Mascots' exhibit at the National Underground Freedom Center, the exhibit itself is tiny and confusing.
The museum pays particularly close attention to contemporary Indian artists through its exhibitions and a residency program.
Tribal leaders, military generals and ordinary civilians sat for portraits in the Washington, D.C., studio of Alexander Gardner.
Despite the significance of the Treaty of Watertown of 1776, the United States did not acknowledge the existence of the tribal signatories for more than 200 years.
Around Memorial Day this year, I penned a feature story about a young Crow cowgirl, Michelle Walking Bear.
The sacred items will be had been donated to the museum by a collector.
The cast for the dubbed version of Finding Nemo features 11-year-old Quinton Kien.
The Journey museum in Rapid City is playing host to a young emerging Lakota artist.
The presentation flag features the familiar stripes on the U.S. flag, plus an image of an eagle.
Representatives of four Quechua communities will build the Q’eswachaka Bridge on the National Mall.
The Katsina Friends were sold for about $44,000 amid a silent protest from two women who were removed from the auction house in France.
The Marquette Regional History Center is hosting an event titled Remembering and Honoring the Civil War Ogichidaa.
The tribe will be putting 43 ancestors to rest. The remains were being held by three museums and institutions.
The Sioux Indian Museum, administered by the Indian Arts and Crafts Board, will feature an exhibit of ledger art by Evans Flammond, Sr.
Pamela Love cites the late Hopi designer Charles Loloma as an influence while other designers appear to take on a more generic Native tone.
The facility sits unfinished in Oklahoma City and needs another $80 million before it can open to the public.
The collection includes more than 50,000 items that were taken from the first village of the Luiseno people.
The Pablita Velarde Museum of Indian Women in the Arts was the only facility in the U.S. devoted solely to Native women artists.
The sins of Western culture as regards to its Indian policy scarcely rear their ugly head. They are alluded to through asides in secondary material and discrete videos.
The items belonged to the Midewiwin, a sacred society, and will be returned under the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
Curator Gaylord Torrence set an ambitious agenda for The Plains Indians: Artists of Earth and Sky – distill 2,000 years of artistic achievement by Plains Indians, with a particular focus on the changing culture of the last three centuries.
The Sam Noble Musuem in Oklahoma will host Trevor Reed, the director of the Hopi Music Repatriation Project, next week.
The Con Foster Museum Collection reportedly includes 7,000 artifacts and may at one point have included ancestral remains.