Category: Native American

The Coe has over 1,770 Native-American objects, spanning many years—from ages past to contemporary artists who interpret their rich heritages to tell their stories in their own unique voices. This is just a very small sample of what you can see at the Coe.

 

Doll

Doll

Native American Doll Artist: Neva Rivers Culture/People: Yup’ik Place: Hooper Bay, Alaska Media: Sealskin, seal gut, seal fur, reindeer fur, beads, wool, and whalebone Dims: 12.5 x 12 in. (31.75 x 30.48 cm). Date: c. 1975 Description: Neva Rivers (Paniyagaq) (Yup’ik)...
Golga

Golga

Native American Golga Artist: Cara Romero Culture/People: Chemehuevi Place: California Media: Limited Edition Archival Fine Art Photograph printed on Legacy Platine paper. Dims: 40 x 26 in. (101.6 x 66.04 cm). Date: 2021 Description: In our July 9, 2021 issue of The...
Snow Goggles

Snow Goggles

Native American Snow Goggles Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Yup’ik & Cup’ik Place: Nunivak Island, Alaska Media: Wood Dims: 1.75 x 6 in. (4.4 x 6 cm). Date: early 20th C. Description: If you have spent time with us in the Coe collection, you know that we...
Snow Goggles

Snow Goggles

Native American Snow Goggles Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Yup’ik Place: Alaska, North America Media: Wood and natural fiber string Dims: 1.375 x 5.125 in. (3.4 x 13 cm). Date: c.1875 Description: If you have spent time with us in the Coe collection, you know that...
Crooked Knife with Joan Blondell Photo

Crooked Knife with Joan Blondell Photo

Native American Artwork Title Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Penobscot or Passamaquoddy (attrib.) Place: Maine, Northeast United States Media: Wood, metal, glass, newspaper, and copper wire Dims: 4 x 1.75 x 9 in. (10.6 x 4.445 x 22.86 cm). Date: c.1930s Description:...