Monthly Archives: April 2017

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

What Horses Mean to Native American Culture

What Horses Mean to Native American Culture

When most people picture Native American tribes from years ago, they often envision tribal members in leather-fringed clothing riding horses bareback. However, horses were not always a part of Native American culture. Though horses date back centuries in in Native American culture, it wasn’t until after the Spanish brought horses from Europe that they revolutionized… Continue Reading