From Pendleton blankets to authentic handmade birch baskets and locally harvested maple syrup, we promote and support a regional Native made/Native owned economy with a large selection of jewelry, art, books, CDs and videos, clothing, postcards, and greeting cards that inspires curiosity about the culture, history and community of indgenous peoples.
In the jewelry area we added work from artists Jonathan
Perry (Wampanoag Tribe of Gayhead (Aquinnah), Elizabeth Perry (Wampanoag Tribe
of Gayhead (Aquinnah) and Berta Welch (Wampanoag Tribe of Gayhead (Aquinnah)
using a variety a medium from polished wampum and copper to twining and finger
We just added ash bark baskets from Jennifer Lee and a selection of pottery by Natasha Smoke Santiago
(Mohawk) and Nancy Oakley (Mashpee Wampanoag).
We are just beginning to develop the beading and craft area
with a selection of basket kits, shawl kits and patterns and as well as
offering a small sampling of beading supplies.
Lastly, we will be bringing in art work from several local
Native artists, primarily prints from Deb Moorehead (Assonet Band of the
Wampanoag Nation), Robert Peters (Mashpee Wampanoag) and others.
So if you are on the quest for a perfect baby gift, need beading/craft supplies, or want a one of a kind piece of pottery, stop by and browse. There is never a charge to access the museum's store or restaurant. Perk Alert! If you become a Museum Member you receive a 10% discount on all merchandise.
For additional gift shop information or inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 860.396.6883.