"This exhibition and catalogue feature indigenous textiles from the ancient and modern Andes, as well as from the Maya of modern Guatemala and the Guna of modern Panamá. Looms and tools are also included to show the old and new ways cloth has been made by these varied indigenous American peoples."
Edward Sheriff Curtis published The North American Indian between 1907 and 1930 with the intent to record traditional Indian cultures. The work comprises twenty volumes of narrative text and photogravure images. Each volume is accompanied by a portfolio of large photogravure plates.
"our purpose is to serve as a forum for unified policy development among tribal governments in order to: (1) protect and advance tribal governance and treaty rights; (2) promote the economic development and health and welfare in Indian and Alaska Native communities; and (3) educate the public toward a better understanding of Indian and Alaska Native tribes."
Provides a variety of services to tribes, Area Health Boards, Tribal organizations, federal agencies, and private foundations, including advocacy, policy, research on Indian health issues, training, and more.