July 25
Plains and Far West

 

 

Navajo weaver

Navajo weaver
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

Chief's Blanket

Wearing blanket. Navajo. c. 1850.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Navajo Serape

Serape. Navajo. c. 1860.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Navajo Blanket

Navajo Blanket. c. 1885.
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Plains

 

 

 

Western Tribes

Western Tribes
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Site

Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump

 

 

 

 

 

Shield-Bearing Warriors

Shield-Bearing Warrior pictographs from the Valley of the Shields site, Montana. c. 1100 AD.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Petroglyphs at the Valley of the Chiefs

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Rock's Shield

Shield belonging to Little Rock. Cheyenne. Mid-1800s.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Two Horn's Shield

Shield painted by No Two Horns. Lakota.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pictographic Robe

Pictographic robe. Late 1700s.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Buffalo Robe

Buffalo robe. c. 1800.
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Shield's notebook drawing

Page from book of drawings by Little Shield. Arapaho. 1860s.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

No Two Horn's drawing

Drawing by No Two Horns. Hunkpapa. 1876.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beaded Cradles

Beaded Cradles. Kiowa. c. 1900.
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Man's War Shirt

Man's war shirt. Lakota. c. 1870.
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

Parfleche

Parfleche. Crow. c. 1880.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Giveaway display

Display of giveaway goods
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Far West

 

 

 

Petroglyphs = symbols made on rocks by abrading, scratching, or chipping away the darker surface of the rock to reveal the lighter colored stone underneath
Geoglyphs = symbols made in or on the surface of the earth
Pictographs = symbols painted on rocks, or in caves and shelters

 

 

 

 

 

 

Little Petroglyph Canyon

Pictographs representing big horn sheep from the Little Petroglyph Canyon, Coso mountains, Inyo County, California. 550 BC - AD 950.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

Southern California Rock Art