More than fifty years ago, a 25-foot-long dugout canoe was found eroding out of a muddy bank of the Green River.
Highlighting and celebrating the heritage of Native peoples in our state, region and country.
This stone woodcarving adze—broken and embedded in a piece of cedar—is unlike most items in our archaeological collections.
The Burke Museum has a traditional jukung in its Culture collections, but until recently its origins were a mystery.
A groundbreaking project to reestablish traditional dugout canoe culture among their five Inland Northwest member tribes.
They come from diverse backgrounds and life experiences, but have come together to change perceptions.
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.
“As I was carving this chest front I felt like I was reconnecting with my ancestor.” – Christian White, Bill Holm Center grant recipient.
After nearly a century of silence, Kodiak youth and adults learn how to build a traditional model Angyaat.
Plants were an integral part of the Coast Salish diets prior to Euro-American colonization but also played central roles in social systems.