‘Native American Woven Arts’ Exhibit Opens at the Mitchell Museum of the American Indian

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February 1, 2018 – For thousands of years, indigenous people have transformed simple fibers into useful and beautiful containers, clothes, and other household materials reflecting their unique cultures. Weaving is a varied and true art form for Native people across the US and Canada, from Navajo rugs in the Southwest….

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‘Heritage Markers: Local Native American History & Cultures’ – New Exhibit Opens!

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Mitchell Museum’s New Exhibit “Heritage Markers: Local Native American History & Cultures” Opens July 21st From street signs to statues, Native American heritage is all around us. Names like “Illinois,” “Chicago,” and “Wilmette” are all derived from American Indian languages. Dotted throughout the area are markers of Native American heritage….

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