Collections (3 total)
From the Smithsonian's collection of anthropological resources and cultural documentation from around the world. Most of the photographs in this collection were taken by anthropologists James Mooney and Frank Speck around the turn of the century.
Photographs of Monacan Indians from the collection of Jackson Davis, an educational reformer and photographer. From the University of Virginia Library's Special Collections.
This pot is a piece of classic blackware by Christine Custalow, a member of the Mattaponi tribe. The pottery is formed with coils of clay, then covered in pine needles and wood and fired in an outdoor kiln to create a black finish. For more information about the artist and her process, see this interview from 2007. The photograph, by Mathias Tornqvist, was originally published inThe Virginia…