The Americas

  • Annuraaq: clothing in the Arctic

    Traditional skin clothing of Native peoples: 'This is because I am a real Inuit. I do not consider textiles warm clothing.' (Niomi Panikpakuttuk, 1996)

  • Kayak clothing from Greenland

    A field collection of kayak clothing as it is made and used by kayak clubs in Greenland today.

  • Native North America: The Stonyhurst Collection

    This tour introduces Native North American art and culture and features some of the highlights of the Stonyhurst collection, acquired by the British Museum in 2003.

  • Unknown Amazon

    A look at the art and culture of the peoples of the Amazonian rain forest and their deep spiritual connection with the land.

Highlights

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