The March 1 ceremony was incredibly emotional, both for the Marshallese community, but also for many of the people who joined the Marshallese in solidarity.
Working with communities to rebuild a traditional Native boat-building practice, bringing this knowledge back into a living context.
Totem poles are thought of as symbols of Seattle by many residents and visitors, but, in fact, the indigenous people of Washington state did not traditionally carve totems.
The Ethnological Collection at the Burke Museum includes objects dating from the late 1700s to the present.
Cory Fuavai is a UW student doing research at the Burke to support of his goal to become a Samoan Matai chief.
The tools and technologies to make basketry, woven robes, canoes and other carvings.
Tsimshian artist David A. Boxley’s journey to replicate a feast dish in the Burke Museum collection.
“As I was carving this chest front I felt like I was reconnecting with my ancestor.” – Christian White, Bill Holm Center grant recipient.
For millennia, the Duwamish River sustained a diverse ecosystem before experiencing a dramatic transformation wrought by human engineering.
Connections to older artworks often provide the spark that keeps Native artists inspired in today's growing art scene.
After nearly a century of silence, Kodiak youth and adults learn how to build a traditional model Angyaat.