A fascinating new website has been launched to explore the history and mystery of Native American  artwork. The website highlights  the major milestones in the evolution of Native American Indian art of the Southwest and explores the  connection between history and today’s culture from basket weaving to jewelry styles with each piece of art illustrative of complex indigenous people.

As with all social history throughout the world, Native American history developed over thousands of years with art playing a crucial role in the development of their civilizations through time.

Art has always been a factor in daily life and spiritual belief from the Navajo and Hopi to the Plains Indians and is expressed through several types of materials featuring imagery and symbols.

Those distinctive symbols have a deep connection with spirituality and Mother Nature with an expressive art that has literally been a way of life for Native Americans.  Starting off with cave painting, stonework and earthenware thousands of years ago evolving from rocks and feathers to cloth, clay, turquoise, silver, glass and fabric.

Click on Native American Art History: A cultural experience to visit the website.

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2 Comments on The history and mystery of Native American artwork: A new informational website

  1. Tin Lizzie says:

    Thanks for pointing me to this web site. I love Native American art. They are the first conservationists and this comes through in the motifs artfully displayed in the their bold designs and wonderful jewelry.

  2. Jean Q. says:

    The native American art it beautiful.Thanks for pointing out the site…a good catch with this one from our very first conservationalists.

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