What is the Native American Storyteller Doll?

What is the Native American Storyteller Doll?

It’s easy to argue that the foundation of art is culture. An artist is driven to create by his or her individual beliefs, values, and life perspective—all of which are heavily influenced by the society in which they live. Diving deeper into different pieces of Native American art is a fascinating way to learn about… Continue Reading

A Closer Look at the Native American Bone Choker

A Closer Look at the Native American Bone Choker

Native American jewelry is a beautiful, versatile, and meaningful art form that has long been admired by cultures around the world. The handcrafted pieces are celebrated as relics of American Indian civilization, and the evolution of mass jewelry production has included them in modern day fashion and style. One of the most unique and traditional… Continue Reading

3 Native American Women Who Made History

3 Native American Women Who Made History

Native Americans have an illustrious and tragic history that has greatly contributed to the whole of American society. We’ve all heard the story of Sitting Bull or Pocahontas—or have seen the terribly inaccurate Disney films—but the list of historical Native American figures extends far beyond those few. American Indian women in particular have earned their… Continue Reading

Turquoise: The Sky Stone

Turquoise: The Sky Stone

We have used descriptions like “sky-blue,” “Robin’s egg blue,” “blue-green,” and “gray-green” to describe the color of the turquoise stone. The Native Americans have their own names for it: “the fallen sky stone,” “stone of sky,” “stone of water,” and “stone of blessings.”  Although there are as many Native American words for turquoise as there… Continue Reading