Sports team names and logos in the US have long reinforced derogatory stereotypes of Native people.
In recent years, local activists have pushed to change the names of federal sites featuring the dehumanizing “s-word.”
A sculpture of Marjorie Tallchief, a ballerina of Osage descent, was stolen from the Tulsa Historical Society and sold for parts to a recycling center.
Relationships, not isolation, inform Kahlhamer’s ideas of identity
Unlike other curators, my work involves collaborating with Native Sovereign nations, which brings up issues disregarded by US art institutions.
The initiative was led by curators Patricia Marroquin Norby and Sylvia Yount.
Also, a work by Paolo Uccello, sold in a Sotheby’s sale this July for $3.1 million, was revealed to be looted by Nazis.
Just text your zip code or city and state to this phone number to learn which Native territories you’re occupying.
Digitized by the American Antiquarian Society, the 225 vintage images were intended for non-Native audiences and were reproduced in government reports, illustrated newspapers or mounted on stereo cards.
With public art pieces, biting political, text-based work, and more intimate abstract paintings, this small exhibition illuminates Heap of Birds’s expansive career.
Visitors can read the handwritten 1830 act that was signed by Andrew Jackson and led to the forced removal of indigenous tribes across the United States.
In one of the latest examples of American museums repatriating human remains, the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe was given control of the 10,600-year-old Spirit Cave mummy.