Working with communities to rebuild a traditional Native boat-building practice, bringing this knowledge back into a living context.
The Republic of the Marshall Islands President Christopher J. Loeak and First Lady Lieom Anono Loeak visited the Burke Museum.
“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.
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.
Danny Shelton builds a stronger connection to his heritage and inspires his fellow classmates to pursue their own cultural research.
We look back at what we’ve learned about the Native mask that inspired the original Seattle Seahawks logo in the past year.
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.