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.
The design of Coast Salish carving, its iconography (meaning), and how it relates to other region styles.
Seattle is one of the most dramatically re-engineered cities in the United States.
The mask that inspired the Seattle Seahawks logo is discovered to be part of the Hudson Museum collection in Maine.
A Northwest Coast Native mask is identified as the inspiration for the Seattle Seahawks original logo after years of speculation.