Pueblo Indian Cultural Center Museum

The Pueblo Indian Cultural Center in Albuquerque NM celebrates the history and culture of the Hopi Nation.

Here are some photos from a visit to the museum.

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The museum

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Inside the museum

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Water jar with frogs and dragonflies

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Dancing costumes and ornaments

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A wooden loom for weaving textiles

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A copper trade kettle

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Sinew-backed bow

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Arrowhead made from scrap iron

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A desk from the Albuquerque Indian School. Native children were kidnapped and brought here to forcibly learn Anglo culture and language.

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The dancing grounds. In the summer Native dances and ceremonies are held here.

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Sounds like a pretty good way to live

 

 

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