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Best of the Web: History & Social Sciences » Native North American Resources » Archaeology & Anthropology » Art & Artists

  • Links to listings of galleries, artists, color examples of their work, and biographies of the artists.
  • An umbrella site which provides visual sampling of the works many Cape Dorset artists working in various media.
  • This site covers pottery, jewelry, basketry, Katsina dolls, fine art andphotography.
  • "An introduction to contemporaty Native American artists in Canada."
  • Directory of links from the Celebration of Women Writers site.
  • The site provides pictures of Francis Jansen's Wounded Knee memorial statue. The site contains information on the controversy in the Indian community concerning the statue.
  • Access to Native American artists arranged by medium,and to artist's cooperatives and directories was made available by Karen M. Strom. This is a very comoprehensive listing.
  • "The Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)s National Art Collection of Indian (First Nations) and Inuit art represents works of art by Canadas most prominent Indian and Inuit artists as well as works by young emerging and mid-career artists. INACs collection of over 4,000 works includes regional representation from across Canada and representation of all major art media forms, such as basketry, beadwork, carvings, ceramics, drawings, installation art, paintings, photography, sculpture and textiles dating from the early 1960s to the present."
  • In Santa Fe, New Mexico.
  • Exhibit featuring work by George Ahgupuk, Robert Mayokok, James Kivetoruk Moses, and Florence Nupok Malewotkuk.
  • Written by Joan M. Jensen of New Mexico State University, the esaay provides a history and an evaluation of the women'swork in reflecting and portraying their culture to their own people and to the larger community and at the same time, making a contribution to the art of photography.
  • Native American Art, Artists, Art Shows, Culture, History.
  • This is a major umbrella website for Native American artists, museums,collections and galleries. The site covers Canada, the United States and Mexico.
  • This umbrella site links you to fine art, arts & crafts,and artifact websites. Fine art in all media, photography, beadwork, quillwork, silversmiths, clothes designers, as wellas historical cultural items.
  • Information on the creation of Jansen'sWounded Knee memorial statue.
  • This site provides biographical information on a wide variety of artists and online viewing of their works. Painting, sculpture, basketweaving,silversmithing,storytelling, poetry and music. Modern and traditional artforms created by contemporary artists are represented.

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