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Indigenous Art & Architecture

A guide meant to augment research into Indigenous artists and architects across the world, with a specific focus on the United States and Canada.
Sculpture of woman holding an umbrella in the rain.

Eiteljorg Museum

Hyde, Doug (Nez Perce, Chippewa, Assiniboine). Southwest Summer Showers. (Possibly 1988). 

Red high heels with beadwork; the word Hōlyulkum is beaded on.

Autry Museum of the American West

Okuma, Jamie (Luiseño/Shoshone-Bannock). No Place Like Home, “Hōlyulkum.” Beadwork on Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, 2018. Autry Museum of the American West. 

Painting of 5 people preparing maple sugar.

Philbrook Museum of Art

DesJarlait, Patrick (Ojibwe). Maple Sugar Time. Watercolor on paper, 1946. Philbrook Museum of Art. 

An abstract painting of a figure with their arms opened wide. Outlines of boots surround the figure.

Denver Art Museum

Bartow. Rick (Wiyot). Crow Dance, 2014. Acrylic paint and graphite on unstretched canvas; 73 x 96 in. Denver Art Museum.