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Native Peoples of the Americas

Native Peoples of the Americas

Discover the diversity of indigenous American lifestyles as expressed through material culture and the environment. Realistic dioramas and hundreds of artifacts showcase traditional life in regions as varied as the Eastern Woodlands, the Pacific Northwest, the Arctic, the American Southwest, and Central and South America.

From the basic needs of food, clothing, and shelter to the customs associated with war, spirituality, and recreation, you’ll learn about the many ways in which Native Americans have adapted to — and transformed — their environment.

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