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…mithsonian Institution. Images from the National Anthropological Archives (Smithsonian) Photographs of American Indians 1840s – 1960s; Acee Blue Eagel Papers; Cheyenne Drawings; Ledger Art and more. Photographs of North American Indians, ca.1850-1879, Vol. 1 and 2  Tozzer Library Special Collections, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass. INDIGENOUS GOVERNANCE Indigenous Governance Database Educational and informational resources about n…

Candidates for the 2014 Alumni Council Elections»

…que. He has collaborated with many organizations in community projects including; Brown University, the American Indian Higher Education Consortium, National Congress of American Indians and the Flowering Tree Permaculture Institute. Candidate Statement “Our communities’ health and happiness depend on individuals who come forward and voice their beliefs on how to make things better. I proposed my candidacy to help push the envelope so that others…

Institute of American Indian Arts Archives Acquires Lloyd H. New Papers»

Contact: Ryan Flahive, 505.424.5743 (ph) rflahive@iaia.edu The archives of the Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) is proud to announce the acquisition of the Lloyd H. New Papers. New’s widow, Aysen New of Santa Fe, New Mexico, generously donated the collection to IAIA on November 12, 2010. Lloyd H. New, known professionally as Lloyd “Kiva” New, was hired by the Bureau of Indian Affairs in 1961 as the first art director of IAIA and held the…

Catalogs & Publications»

…elated to the exhibition.Exhibition Catalogue Joseph M. Sanchez (Editor) Published 2006 by Institute of American Indian Arts Museum ISBN: 978-1-881396-27-7 253 pages, softcover $1 plus shipping Every Object Has A Story Thinking About Art from the Museum of Contemporary Native Art (Grades  K-6)Written and produced by Museum Studies Students of the College of Contemporary Native Arts. Museum studies students from the Institute of American India…

Invisible Forces of Change: United States Indian Policy and American Indian Art»

…e United States have been largely ignored in the fields of Native Art History and Native Art Criticism. American Indian life in the United States has been subject to innumerable treaties, policies, laws, and regulations that exist in the realm of Federal, state and tribal governance. Over the last 225 years, Indian people have had to adjust their culture, world-view and expression to varying and often contradictory laws and policies. During this…

Peter B. Jones»

…Western-devised paraphernalia (dollar bills, treaty), alluding to the dichotomy/deception of traditional custom. Indian with Baggage (2002) arises from Jones’s strong-minded, dry, honest, and humorous social critique on Indian life in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The stirring traditional-style effigy pot 9-11 (2002) articulates a universal moment of seizure and contemplation that allows Jones to insert an Iroquoian worldview within t…

Georgianna Ignace»

Georgianna Ignace was born and raised on the Menominee Indian Reservation and successfully became a graduate from Marquette University. Since the early 1970s Mrs. Ignace has volunteered and dedicated her time to serving on numerous committees and boards of Indian organizations. Her experience has ranged from being a Charter member of the Milwaukee Indian Health Board from 1972-1984 to being tribally active in the reversal of the Termination Act…

Tom Jones»

…the Fur Trade Era from 1760 to 1840. Through these projects, Jones reveals “the American tendency to appropriate Indian dress and act out Indian roles” inspired mostly by Hollywood movies or Wild West shows.[3] A focal point and strength intrinsic to Jones’s artistic practice is the Ho-Chunk nation to which he belongs. He states, “first and foremost, I am mindful of my responsibility to the tribe to help carry on a sense of pride about who and wh…

Links & Resources»

…rge number of Native American and other national organizations.  These include but are not limited to: American Indian Higher Education Consortium:  http://www.aihec.org/ American Indian/Indigenous Education (Northern Arizona University): http://jan.ucc.nau.edu/~jar/AIE/index.html First Nations Development Institute: http://www.firstnations.org/default2.asp?id=69 Indian Country Today: http://www.indiancountrytoday.com/ Indian Pueblo Cultural Cen…

Judith Lowry»

…history. The official narratives that Lowry’s paintings subvert are the Euro-American narrative of the vanishing Indian, and the depiction of the modern Indian as a traumatized remnant of a once proud people. On the surface, a narrative that includes several generations of cultural intermarriage could be read as a story of assimilation. However, her representation of these relationships in her paintings complicates matters.  Lowry’s painting The…