New scholarship attributes Indian works to individuals, by name, not just to tribes. When the Denver Art Museum's signature American Indian art galleries reopened last week after a seven-month overhaul, the biggest change wasn't the new display cases or the dramatic lighting. Rather, it was in a less obvious place: the wall labels.
Jake Swamp‐Tekaronianeken, 69, the Wolf Clan Mohawk diplomat, author, teacher, chief, husband, father, grandparent and greatgrandparent passed into the spirit world on October 14, 2010 at his home on the Akwesasne Mohawk Territory. Swamp was one of the most respected and honoured Mohawk Iroquois leaders of the past century.
WASHINGTON –The National Park Service today announced a final rule has been published in the Federal Register establishing a process for the disposition of Native American human remains that are in museums or on exhibit in the United States and which have not yet been culturally affiliated to a tribe or Native Hawaiian organization.
“Tomorrow, Americans everywhere will observe our National Day of Thanksgiving. It will be a time of celebration and reflection as we gather with family and friends to count our blessings and remember those less fortunate. But it will also be a time to remember how this holiday began– as a harvest celebration between European settlers and the American Indians who had been living and thriving on the continent for thousands of years.”