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Helen Marie Ryan Wyman Fund for Books in Native American and Indigenous Studies
Helen Marie Ryan Wyman was intelligent, curious, and gregarious; she put great stock in books and reading, and books abounded in her life. The Wyman family is proud to sponsor this book fund in Native American and Indigenous studies in her name.
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Landscape in Contemporary Native American Art
A distinctly Indigenous form of landscape representation is emerging among contemporary Indigenous artists from North America. For centuries, landscape painting in European art typically used representational strategies such as single-point perspective to lure viewers—and settlers—into...
Tlingit Women, Beadwork, and the Art of Resilience
For over 150 years, Tlingit women artists have beaded colorful, intricately beautiful designs on moccasins, dolls, octopus bags, tunics, and other garments. Painful Beauty suggests that at a time when Indigenous cultural practices were actively...
Native-White Alliances and the Struggle for Celilo Village
When the US Army Corps of Engineers began planning construction of The Dalles Dam at Celilo Village in the mid-twentieth century, it was clear that this traditional fishing, commerce, and social site of immense importance...