National Museum of the American Indian


The National Museum of the American Indian is the first national museum dedicated to the preservation, study, and exhibition of the life, languages, literature, history, and arts of Native Americans. The museum works in collaboration with the Native peoples of the Western Hemisphere to protect and foster their cultures by reaffirming traditions and beliefs, encouraging contemporary artistic expression, and empowering the Indian voice.

  1. Search the Collection by Peoples andCulture There are drop down boxes to refine your searcht to groups that interest you. The excellent map helps you see where each culture lived.

  2. Search the Collection by Artists and Individuals The drop down boxes help you refine your search. You can type in the name of the artist or use the alphabetical index.

  3. Search the Collection by Places Use the drop down box to find any country in North, Central or South America. You can refine your search to regions of a country also.

  4. Search for a Specific Object Here you can use the drop down boxes to search by type of item, type of material or technique. Drop down boxes will help you narrow down your choices.


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