Indigenous Americas

Get inspired by a growing collection of Indigenous art and culture from across the Americas

in collaboration with

Grand Teton National Park, National Park ServiceMcMichael Canadian Art CollectionMemorial dos Povos IndígenasHonoring NationsSmithsonian National Museum of the American IndianIndian Arts and Crafts Board (IACB), U.S. Department of the InteriorCentro de las Artes Indígenas y Mujeres de HumoBureau of Indian Affairs Museum ProgramNez Perce National Historical Park, National Park Service
and 35 more collections

Get to know the Native communities of today

Welcome to the Indigenous Renaissance

Meet the communities in the process of rebuilding

Spotlight on Inuit strength

Explore stories of Inuit resilience and perseverance

Objects that carry the past with them

How seemingly small objects connect trade, history, and legend

Three Contemporary Artists Discuss Their Work

Get up close to these stunning works

Dive into details from First Nations artists Norval Morrisseau and Daphne Odjig

Are you a teacher or parent?

A downloadable lesson plan to use in the classroom or give to students to work through at their own pace

An Introduction to Native American History and Culture