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2019 American Indian Week - Evolution of Native American Jewelry Workshop

Overview

Shane Smith (Navajo) of Shumakolowa Native Arts walks visitors through a timeline of the history and legacy of Native American jewelry. Our expert instructs visitors on the materials and methods of jewelry from pre-Columbian times through today, and discusses its monetary, cultural, and sentimental value. Attendees are encouraged to wear their own Native jewelry to discuss and learn more about.