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…ithsonian 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 na…

Candidates for the 2014 Alumni Council Elections»

…ves in Utah. Candidate Statement “Of all the colleges and universities I’ve attended, the Institute of American Indian Arts has, by far, been the one closest to my heart. As a candidate for the Alumni Council, I offer my support in whatever way is deemed necessary to keep IAIA and its alumni connected. It’s important to many who have passed through the institution to keep those ties with the IAIA community, and I hope to help keep that connection…

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»

…rience of the seven series borrowed from the collections of Lisa Markgraf Scholder and Romona Scholder include: Indians Forever, Roma, Vampir, Possession, Human in Nature, Mystery Women and Millennium.Exhibition Catalogue by Fritz Scholder (Author), Joseph M. Sanchez (Editor) Published 2008 by the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts ISBN: 978-1881396-30-4 68 pages, softcover $1 plus shipping Relations: Indigenous Dialogue Relations will involv…

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

…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 t…

Peter B. Jones»

…estern-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 th…

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»

…mmodity (2007), Jones documents the tourist industry in the Wisconsin Dells region with recognizable symbols of Indianness used in architecture and advertising by local business owners. Jones intends to “draw upon and expose historic representations of Native peoples and the way that Native American material culture is represented in advertising and popular culture.”[2] Similarly, the Encountering Cultures (2008) series photographically captures…

Links & Resources»

…ge 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 Cent…

Judith Lowry»

…s. Lowry (Pit River and Mountain Maidu) is deeply concerned with bringing the history and culture of California Indians to a wider audience. She does so very effectively with her compelling large-scale acrylic paintings that emulate the deep color and smooth surfaces of oil painting. Her compositions are evocative of religious paintings of the early Renaissance in Europe, but the symbolism is based on her own cultural traditions and experiences….