North American Art - New Permanent ExhibitionFebruary 19, 1999-Unspecified
Location: Faith-dorian and Martin Wright Gallery for Oceanic Art
Curator: Yvonne Fleitman
A variety of North American Indian and Eskimo artworks, from Alaska to Northern Mexico. Objects used in healing ceremonies and shamanic rituals, objects from Potlatch feasts, objects of war and daily life, all carrying the symbols and motifs characteristic of these cultures. Unique artifacts that reflect the Asiatic origin of the American peoples are also displayed.