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. Schedule a private tour or visit us on First Fridays (1 to 4 p.m). to hear the engaging stories behind the objects.

Above Beings & Us

Above Beings & Us

Native American Above Beings & Us Artist: Terran Last Gun Culture/People: Piikani, Blackfeet Place: Montana Media: Serigraph on paper bag, edition 3 of 10 Dims:23.5 x 15.75 x 6 in. (59.6 x 40 x 15.2 cm) Date: 2018 Description: This serigraphed bag, titled Above...
Basket

Basket

Native American Basket         Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Iroquois Confederacy Place: Eastern United States or Canada Media: Brown Ash Splints, paint, and Hickory or Oak Dims: 6.5 x 12.5 x 9.75 in, (16.5 x 31.7 x 24.7 cm) Date: c. 1825...
Storage Trunk

Storage Trunk

Native American Storage Trunk       Artist: Unknown Culture/People: Iroquois Confederacy Place: Northeastern United States or Canada Media: Ash splints, pigment Dims: 13 x 21.5 x 14.5 in. (33 x 54.6 x 36.8 cm) Date: c. 1875 Description: This woven trunk...
Loon Comb

Loon Comb

Native American Loon Comb Artist: Stan Hill Culture/People: Mohawk Place: Northeast Media: Deer antler Dims: List dimensions Date: 1991 Description: The comb is a tiny, but magnificent, rendition of a loon, with openwork carving of spur-like fronds and overhanging...
As the Crow Flies

As the Crow Flies

Native American As the Crow Flies Artist: Peter Jemison, b. 1945 Culture/People: Seneca Place: Northeast Media: Handmade paper and acrylic paint Dims: 15 x 10 x 8 in. (38.1 x 25.4 x 20.3 cm) Date: 1986 Description: “I always wonder how many people walk past this...