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Always Becoming

Nora Naranjo-Morse

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.8
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter presents a poetic interpretation of the history and tendering of the landscape where the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is now situated. It looks at the lives of the ... More


The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Duane Blue Spruce and Tanya Thrasher (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

In the heart of Washington, D.C., a centuries-old landscape has come alive in the twenty-first century through a re-creation of the natural environment as the region's original peoples might have ... More


Introduction: Remembering the Experience of Past Generations

Johnpaul Jones

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Introduction describes how the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) came into being. Through consultations with hundreds of Native elders, artists, educators, and other professionals ... More


Honoring Our Hosts

Duane Blue Spruce

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.5
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The process of creating something is as important as the object being created for Native people. That was the spirit that the creators of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) wanted to ... More


Allies of the Land

Gabrielle Tayac

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Native landscape where the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) now resides has changed, declined, and emerged in recovery since the time of English colonization. The land recalls ... More


Landscape: Through an Interior View

Kathleen Ash-Milby

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.9
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter looks at depictions of the landscape and environment by Native artist around where the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) is situated. The artists' relationship to the land is ... More


Stories of Seeds and Soil

Gabrielle Tayac and Tanya Thrasher

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter looks at the influence of the animal and plant life on the surrounding landscape of the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI). This is illustrated by the 27,000 trees, shrubs, ... More


A Seasonal Guide to the Living Landscape

Marsha Lea

in The Land Has Memory: Indigenous Knowledge, Native Landscapes, and the National Museum of the American Indian

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832646
eISBN:
9781469606019
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889787_blue_spruce.11
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter looks at the landscape around the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) today and how it changes through the seasons. There is no one best season to tour the NMAI landscape. ... More


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