This program introduces the virtual viewer the diversity of Native American cultures across North America by showing outstanding examples of Native American artifacts from the Institute’s collection. From ancient Paleo-Indian spear points to 20th century art pieces, viewers will gain an appreciation for the innovations of Native Peoples, past and present, in every aspect of living from basic survival to artistic expression. These grade appropriate tours also touch upon the ethics of collecting Native American artifacts and how curators care for their collections.
Grade Range: 3-6
Curriculum: History, Social Studies
Tags: Native American, history, social studies, Native Peoples