Contemporary Native American art

Learn how Native American artists today are connecting with tradition and looking critically at their history.

1600-present

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Clarissa Rizal, Resilience Robe
Clarissa Rizal, Resilience Robe

Chilkat weaving has been practiced by Tlingit for hundreds of years; here modernity and tradition weave together.

Wendy Red Star, <em>1880 Crow Peace Delegation</em>
Wendy Red Star, 1880 Crow Peace Delegation

Red Star annotated photographs to restore dignity and context to government-issue photographs of Crow chiefs.

Contemporary Native American Architecture
Contemporary Native American Architecture

What does Native American architecture look like today?

Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, <em>Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People)</em>
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Trade (Gifts for Trading Land with White People)

Smith created this in 1992, responding to the 500th anniversary of Christopher Columbus’ arrival in North America.

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