The History of Mata Ortiz Pottery

The History of Mata Ortiz Pottery

Mata Ortiz pottery was revived with an archaeological dig in Paquimé, a pre-Columbian city located in the Rio Grande River Valley. Paquimé grew into a thriving city with booming political and commercial life, a working sewer system, irrigation, fine buildings and more, earning it the nickname of Casas Grandes, or large houses. This civilization vanished… Continue Reading

The Meaning Behind the Native American Wedding Vase

The Meaning Behind the Native American Wedding Vase

Almost every culture in the world has its own special traditions when it comes to weddings. These traditions are often used to celebrate the love that is being shared and exchanged during a wedding, and Native American culture is no different. One tradition many Native Americans have involves a special wedding vessel. The Native American… Continue Reading

Infographic: Native American Homes Still in Use Today and Tribal Locations

Infographic: Native American Homes Still in Use Today and Tribal Locations

Resources: https://www.census.gov/newsroom/facts-for-features/2014/cb14-ff26.html  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352618116300750 https://www.offgridweb.com/preparation/infographic-traditional-native-american-shelters/ https://www.factretriever.com/native-american-facts http://www.kickassfacts.com/30-interesting-facts-about-native-americans/ Continue Reading