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Web resources on native American topics have been classified in the following categories
Arts and Crafts
The most numerous group of websites is this group related to arts and crafts. Principally galleries, stores and other merchants trading in Native American Arts.
In this group will be found many organizations selling and displaying Indian handicrafts. Pottery, paintings, textiles, carvings, beadwork and other skilled works are classified below. Stores and vendors are categorized by their self described specialty.
Among the best places to see the finest new Native American arts are at regional markets, often associated with museums, foundations, or associations.
The September market is presented by Sinte Gleska University. Northern Plains native artisans convene in Sioux Falls for seminars, juried art shows, and a conventional market.
The 2011 market (December 10-11) had works from more than 200 artisans representing more than 60 tribes and peoples. featuring items such as paintings, sculptures, jewelry, baskets and much more. There will be music and dance performances scheduled throughout the event, artist demonstrations, and traditional Native American Foods - especially for children.
Antique Indian Art and Crafts Galleries
A group of core native antique dealers thrives around a regular auction trade. The magazine American Indian Art owes a significant portion of its audience and devotes a significant portion of its editorial contents to reporting the pricing in recent significant auctions, with photos of outstanding auction performers.
Featuring masterworks by Northwest Canada's finest native artists, carvings, glasswork, jewelry, masks, totem poles. Places strong emphasis on representing the diverse and distinct carving styles relating to the numerous coastal communities. Vancouver, British Columbia.
Specializes in classic, historic and contemporary Native American Indian Jewelry, Baskets, Navajo Rugs, Indian Drums, Zuni Fetishes, Hopi Kachinas, and Sandpaintings made by leading American Indian artists. The items, made by Zuni, Navajo, and Hopi artists, are handmade using natural materials, sterling sliver, and turquoise. San Antonio, Texas.
Known for strong expertise in Zuni Fetishes, Navajo Rugs and Hopi Katsina dolls. Displays items from current inventory of weavings, plains tribal art, sandpainting. Tucson, Arizona.
Specializing in exceptional historic American Indian art from all regions of North America, especially Plains, Plateua and Prairie Indian art, Southwest and California basketry and Northwest India art. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Specializing in Old American Indian, Pre-Columbian, Ethnographic Art and Mexican Antiques. Site shows items of interest from current inventory, items sold in the past, descriptions of its appraisal services. Tucson, Arizona.
Gallery offers historic to contemporary art and crafted items and shares information on the increasingly difficult market for authentic antique Indian arts. Includes a section for new collectors. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Carved and painted wood highligh offerings from the collection of west coast native artwork.
Newly produced Pueblo and Zuni pottery and additionally basketwork, fetishes, wall art and jewlery. Denver, Colorado.
The store of the New Mexico Foundation Museum, New Mexico creates offers a wide range of pottery and jewelry and also some flutes. Santa Fe, NM.
Carved and painted horn and bone jewelry with traditional and modern motifs. In addition to jewelry, Owl Tipi offers hand made drums, parfleche boxes, dolls, and hoops. Dupree, South Dakota.
Newly produced southwestern Indian jewelry in turquoise, silver. New Castle, Delaware.
Offering quill and beaded jewelry and additionally all things Lakota - textiles, art prints and music. Spearfish, SD.
Specialists in turquiose, offering a variety of turquoise and silver as well as bead jewelry. Santa Fe, NM.
Specializes in the jewlery productions of top southwestern Native American jewelry artists, as well as resale of previously owned authentic Native American jewelry. Hibernia, NJ.
Leading with turquiose and silver Navajo jewelry, Twin Rocks also offers baskets, pottery, textiles, folk art and rugs. Bluff, Utah.
Custom made powwow regalia, especialy for the fancy shawl and grass dances. Shares rate information and a photo gallery of completed outfits.
Apparel in buckskin and leather (elk, deer). The buckskin dress is the most popular item.
Coastal Chumash artist Steven Saffold offers for sale obsidian arrowheads and knives and beaded pouches. Very interesting items and someone keeping traditions alive. And if that is not enough, they turned me on to the Coastal Chumash. Check out the cool swordfish knife. goleta, CA.
Promoting the cultural heritage of Native Alaskans, the foundation offers items of apparel as well as carvings, fetishes and other craftwork by Alaskan Indians and Inuit. Sales of art and craftwork has the ultimate aim of improving conditions for Native Americans in Alaska. Anchorage, AK.
Rugs and Weaving
Navajo woven woolen rugs, primarily, but also pottery and jewelry. Owned by Oren Hicks of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma. Internet only - no physical gallery.
Other Artwork and Craftwork
Charms/fetishes in the form of dolls and dreamcatchers.
Santa Clarita, CA. Nadiya Littlewarrior, a Potawatomi artisan, offers gourds “made by the Creator, decorated by me.” Some with traditional thems, some of the artist's imagination.
With emphasis on antique the association is concerned with ethical standards, adhearance to laws related to handling and selling items of cultural patrimony, and advocacy. Also offers group insurance.
A non-for-profit organization established in 1974 to support the effective protection and ethical promotion of authentic Native American art and material culture. Offers wholesale markets, artist competitions, source guides, and lists ethical member traders and galleries.
Collective offering of pottery, bead and saddlework, paintings and other work by a group of about a dozen American Indian artists and artisans from across the continent. Also offers a list of upcoming art shows. Lakewood, CO.
Blog carries news of interest to the art dealer community, not only of Native American art but of all aborignial art communities.