“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.
Referencing Burke collections to reverse-engineer how this material was made and used in the past so it can be used again in the present.
Cory Fuavai researches Samoan objects from the Burke’s collection not only for his coursework, but also to become a matai chief.
The Burke is dedicated to collaborating with diverse Native populations, sharing collections and learning together.
Danny Shelton builds a stronger connection to his heritage and inspires his fellow classmates to pursue their own cultural research.
The updated 50th anniversary edition of Bill Holm’s definitive book on northern Northwest Coast art.
Despite its popularity, the identity of the carvers who made the poles has been misrepresented for years.
We look back at what we’ve learned about the Native mask that inspired the original Seattle Seahawks logo in the past year.