Huichol Art and Culture: Balancing the World
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Museum of Indian Arts and Culture/Laboratory of Anthropology
April 11, 2010 - March 6, 2011
The Huichol people are a Native American tribe located in Western Mexico. This exhibition shows the relationship between the Huichol people and other groups, both European and Native American. The Huichol people still hold many native traditions and customs that they can express in their artwork. Click on the images above to learn more!
Some of these pieces of artwork also served important purposes. Can you guess what they were used for? The Huichol people believed that artwork could help communicate with the gods. Can you think of any objects today that people use to try to communicate with religious gods or figures?