Category Archives: Native American Artifacts

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

Importance of Beadwork in Native American Culture

Importance of Beadwork in Native American Culture

Native American beadwork is more than just colorful and visually appealing designs; it also represents a culture rich in symbolism and history. This art form dates back centuries and has evolved as time has gone on. However, it is still an important part of today’s Native American culture. Early beadwork was inspired by a tribe’s… Continue Reading

How to Recognize Authentic Native American Art

How to Recognize Authentic Native American Art

Native American art honors and preserves the rich cultures of Native American people. Those in the market for Native American art know the value in investing in and treasuring this type of art. It’s important to know how to recognize what is authentic and what is not. Whether the item is a sculpture, carving, doll,… Continue Reading

Basket Weaving’s Importance in Native American Culture

Basket Weaving’s Importance in Native American Culture

One of the oldest crafts in Native American cultures is basket weaving. Each tribe has its own specific methods and materials to create woven baskets. Basket weaving has played a crucial role in the lives of Native American people and still does today. The diversity in basket weavings techniques, materials, and colors make Native American… Continue Reading