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Culture/People
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Artist/Maker
Paula J. White; Mary Bighorse; Ina McNeil; Margaret Wood; Ana Cooke Hoffman; Gussie Bento; Judy Toppings; Sheree Bonaparte; Lula Red Cloud; Conrad House; Nancy Naranjo; Harriet Soong; Shirley M. Grady; Jimmie Carole Fife Stewart; Alice Olsen Williams; Rita L. Corbiere; Marlene Sekaquaptewa; Ollie Napesni; and Bernyce K. Courtney
Commissioner
National Museum of the American Indian Exhibitions Department (NMAI Exhibits Department)
Contributor
Paula J. White, Minnesota Chippewa [Leech Lake, Minnesota]
Mary Bighorse (Mary Big Horse), Osage
Ina McNeil (Ina Brown), Hunkpapa Lakota [Standing Rock]
Margaret Wood, Diné (Navajo)/Seminole, b. 1950
Ana Cooke Hoffman (Cungass'aq), Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Gussie Bento (Augusta-Helen Bento), Native Hawaiian
Judy Toppings, Minnesota Chippewa [White Earth, Minnesota]
Sheree "Peachy" Bonaparte, Mohawk [Akwesasne (St. Regis), Hogansburg, New York]
Lula Red Cloud, Oglala Lakota [Pine Ridge]
Conrad House, Diné (Navajo)/Oneida, 1956-2001
Nancy Naranjo (Nancy Cougar Crone Naranjo), Eastern Band of Cherokee
Harriet Soong (Harriet Momilani Kimseu Soong), Native Hawaiian, 1927-2012
Shirley M. Grady (Lead Woman), Numakiki (Mandan)/Minitari (Hidatsa)/Sioux/Apsáalooke (Crow/Absaroke)
Jimmie Carole Fife Stewart, Muscogee (Creek) Nation, b. 1940
Alice Olsen Williams (Minaachimo-Kwe), Ontario Ojibwe
Rita L. Corbiere, Anishinaabe [Manitoulin Island, Ontario]
Marlene Sekaquaptewa, Hopi [Bacavi]
Ollie Napesni, Sicangu Lakota [Rosebud Sioux]
Bernyce K. Courtney (B.K. Courtney), Wasco/Tlingit
Object Name
Quilt
Media/Materials
Cotton cloth, silk cloth, yarn, glass bead/beads, thread
Techniques
Sewn, pieced, embroidered, quilted
Dimensions
216.0 x 173.0 cm
Object Type
Works of Art (Other)
Place
USA
Date created
1997
Collection History
Individual quilt squares commissioned by NMAI and assembled into a single quilt as part of the "To Honor and Comfort: Native Quilting Traditions" exhibit at the NMAI's George Gustav Heye Center in 1997.
Catalog Number
26/9621
Barcode
269621.000
See related items
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)
Works of Art (Other)
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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