Category Archives: Tribes

The Art of Native American Sculpting and Carving

The Art of Native American Sculpting and Carving

At Kachina House we offer a variety of different carving arts. If you are interested in Native American culture, you’re probably aware of how important carvings are to the history of many Native American tribes. Carvings of wood, stone, and other materials, are a major art form in Native American culture and have a rich… Continue Reading

Why Jewelry is a Focus of Native American Culture

Why Jewelry is a Focus of Native American Culture

From necklaces to bracelets, rings and earrings, when it comes to Native American jewelry, each and every piece has a story. Handmade from sterling silver and accented with turquoise, spiny oyster and other colorful, natural materials, Native American jewelry is both incredibly beautiful and completely unique among pieces created by other cultures. Why? Because the… Continue Reading

History of the Eagle Dance

History of the Eagle Dance

Although the eagle is often associated with the United States in general, it is more frequently associated with Native American culture. Eagles are the focus of many Native American legends and play a large role in many spiritually-based ceremonies among different tribes. Here at Kachina House, we offer a variety of different products that represent… 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

Native American Baskets by Tribe

Native American Baskets by Tribe

The uses for a handwoven basket are endless; they have stored food, sifted corn, borne water and much more. Baskets have been made by hand for thousands of years, using local materials and techniques that have been passed down from one generation to the next. This has led different tribes to develop very different techniques,… Continue Reading