Bikini Bottom, SpongeBob’s fictional home, is based on an actual place in the Pacific Ocean that was the location of 23 U.S. nuclear weapons tests during the Cold War era.
Tribal leaders returned to the Burke to offer a second cedar brushing ceremony as we near the end of the move.
When the current Burke Museum facility closes at the end of the year, there will be silence for the first time in the Pacific Voices gallery.
Teaching about cultures and complex histories can be challenging, but can also provide meaningful opportunities for reflection.
Archaeologists find the earliest use of nutmeg as a food ingredient and evidence of the transition to early farming practices in Indonesia.
Members of the Native American Cultural Group at the Washington State Reformatory Unit in Monroe recently created a very special button blanket for the Museum.
In her research, curator Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse considers not only the visual aspects of historical Native art, but also the intangible properties to which they are connected.
On his last trip to the Northwest coast in 1930, noted anthropologist Franz Boas and George Hunt created audio and film recordings of crafts, games, and dancing in the Kwag’uł village of Tsaxis (Fort Rupert), British Columbia.
A collaborative project to reunite existing archival media from far-flung institutions into a new digital whole, shaped by and integrated with active cultural knowledge by Kwag’uł contributors.
The Sugpiat community’s traditional Angyaaq boat is reconstructed and leaves shore for the first time in over a century.
A small tear in a blanket revealed a rare piece of history hiding in plain sight.
A small tear revealed a rare piece history hiding in plain sight.