These works explore the practical and symbolic dimensions of the making, eating and celebrating of food and drink.

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Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) artist

Necklace, 19th century

  • Leather, rawhide, cotton, plum
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George A. Ahgupuk (Iñupiaq, 1911-2001)

Drawing, before 1952

  • Ink, pen, reindeer hide
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David Bradley (White Earth Ojibwe, birth 1954)

Pueblo Feast Day, 1997

  • Acrylic on canvas
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Germaine Arnaktauyok (Inuit, birth 1946)

Ulluit, late 20th century

  • Ink on paper
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A:shiwi (Zuni Pueblo) artist

Olla (water or cooking vessel), Late 19th century

  • Ceramic, paint
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Northwest Coast artist

Feast bowl, 19th century

  • Wood, pigment, operculum
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Tlingit artist

Drinking cup, before 1824

  • Spruce root, grass, maidenhair fern, plant fiber
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Probably Tlingit artist

Fishhook, about 1800

  • Wood, bone, spruce root
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