Native Americans and Tattoos

Native Americans and Tattoos

We are intrigued with Native American culture and Native Americans’ connection with tattoos. Native American tattoos have always been rich in meaning and in artistry and they have helped shape the body art industry of today. What tattoos mean to Native Americans The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) believed tattoos had healing powers and they would apply them… Continue Reading

How Knives Were Used in Native American Culture

How Knives Were Used in Native American Culture

Although many people think of knives as a simple, useful tool, in Native American culture, knives are much more. Knives were used in historical Native American Culture for a wide variety of purposes. Knives were used as weapons in Native American history through battles with other tribes, outsiders, and to defeat prey while hunting. Two… Continue Reading

A Look into Kachina House and other Sedona Attractions

A Look into Kachina House and other Sedona Attractions

Sedona, AZ has been voted one of the top three small-scale city “art destinations” in the United States. Sedona, blessed with breathtaking red rock landscapes, is full of history, culture, and canyons. Among the red rocks are a variety of shops and businesses that have created a town well-worth visiting. Kachina House, located in West Sedona,… Continue Reading

Perfect Father’s Day Gift Idea: Native American Bolo Tie

Perfect Father’s Day Gift Idea: Native American Bolo Tie

Father’s Day is coming up and Kachina House has a unique, Native American-themed gift idea that Dad is guaranteed to appreciate. Choosing a Father’s Day gift can be difficult. We can only purchase so many tools, grilling utensils, dress shirts and ties for Dad before they just don’t feel like enough. If you want to… Continue Reading

Honoring Women for Mother’s Day

Honoring Women for Mother’s Day

Families are preparing to celebrate the women in their lives and their contributions for Mother’s Day. Native Americans are no different. Native Americans are no strangers to showing appreciation to the women in their lives, especially mothers. Women played and continue to play an integral role in families and tribes. Women were not limited by… Continue Reading

The Native American Wedding Vase

The Native American Wedding Vase

Every culture has its own traditions and customs when it comes to weddings, and Native Americans are no different. One cherished tradition centers around a wedding item still used in Native American weddings today: the wedding vase. A Native American wedding vase is unlike any vase people generally think of. They are visually designed in… Continue Reading

Native American Artwork Headed to the Metropolitan Museum

Native American Artwork Headed to the Metropolitan Museum

The American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York will soon add a type of art that has never been a part of the wing before: Native American artwork. Why did this historic addition take so long? Well, the answer isn’t necessarily a simple one. Historically, there has been a controversial debate… Continue Reading