Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Monterey Museum of the American Indian


When I was in Monterey (my daughter goes to college there), I visited the Monterey Museum of the American Indian. It tells the story of Native Americans in the Monterey area through artifacts (I lost my notes, so there will no captions):

















The Monterey Museum of the American Indian is one of the best little museums I have been to, if you are in the area stop on by.

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  1. Wonder what the paints were made from...
    And what it would feel like to run around in those moccasins all day...

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    1. I thought that also. Don't know about the paints.

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  2. Awesome! Thanks for linking up with me at NanaHood

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  3. They were interesting i enjoyed the photos :-)

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  4. Wow, that is beautiful! I love Native American art. Have a terrific afternoon!

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    1. I do also. It is very nice. I hope you have a great afternoon.

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  5. Awesome artifacts! I wonder how long it took to make each one.

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  6. What gorgeous artifacts and pictures. I love history and visiting museums. It looks like you had a fabulous time. Thanks for linking up with us at Oh My Heartsie Girls Wordless Wednesday Link Party.

    Wishing you an amazing week!

    xx
    Lysa

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    1. I love museums also. I am glad that you stopped by. I hope that you had a great week.

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  7. I love these creative designs. Fantastic artistry. Wonderful photos

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  8. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing these great images at http://image-in-ing.blogspot.com/2015/01/orchids-in-bloom.html

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  9. Such colorful garments and shoes all intricately hand-made - beautiful!

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  10. You always find the neatest places to visit and share, I always get a bit of history stopping by. Thanks too for visiting the Oh My Heartsie Girl ww this week.
    Have a great week, Karren

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    1. Wow, thanks that makes me feel good. And I love stopping by.

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  11. That looks like a cool museum to visit. When we visit my daughter in college, we go to Epcot, The Kennedy Space Center, the beach, or Disney World. Can you guess where she goes to school?

    http://joycelansky.blogspot.com/2015/01/ww-comic-and-fantasy-convention-ii.html

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  12. Oh wow, and you didn't take me with??? Man oh man, you go to the coolest places. I love this... man if this stuff could talk could you imagine what it would say! Whoosh!!!

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    1. Sorry, thanks. I thought it was super cool also,

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  13. Amazing craftsmanship and skills! Love all these photos! Dropping by from http://pixiedusk.livejournal.com/334142.html

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  14. Nice Indian artifacts. You know, I think it's great that "Native Americans" (the political correct label) aren't ashamed to call themselves Indians. DH & I were talking about this while driving through Cherokee, NC the last time. Every where we looked the word INDIAN was inscribed. When we played Cowboys & Indians as kids, I liked being an Indian princess. lol I love reliving our country's past ~ good or bad because it's there I see the many changes our nation has made. Thanks for sharing your visit at the museum with us on #WW, Patrick!

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    1. You are welcome. I think that you are right.

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  15. What a fascinating place that must be to visit. Thanks for giving us a peek.

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  16. Very interesting pictures, it sure looks like a place that we would very much enjoy.
    Hope you are having a wonderful week.

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    1. I think that you would. I hope your week was good also.

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  17. I know that Native American's lived in my area of the desert, but there are none around. Where I'm at they are all in the Coachella Valley with their big casinos. The Morongo Indian Casino could match any Vegas one. Oh, and I was just at the library yesterday, and noticed a sign there stating that it's Native American Month.

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    1. Yes it is. We have a bunch of tribes here in Northern Cali.

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  18. So cool to see so many neat artifacts from the past! I always enjoy seeing these things and learning about traditions! Thanks for linking up at OMHG WW!

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    1. You are welcome and I am glad you enjoyed,

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  19. Beautiful hand made crafts by the American Indians. Some of the skills, like the basket weaving and beading and the geometric shapes, remind me of African art. Thanks for linking on Amanda's Books and More. Tina - American mom raising 4 kids in South Africa

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    1. You are welcome. It is super amazing and you are so right in that assessment. Thanks for stopping by.

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  20. I've always admired American Indian-made materials. The skills and craftmanship that go into each item is just wonderful. I would love to see any one of them made in person - or even learn how to make one! Those shoes would be a good start!

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  21. Wow this looks like a cool place, I would love to take a look around here :)

    Thanks for linking up via #Wednesdaybloghop

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  22. Great pictures!
    Thanks for sharing!
    http://mk2sahm.blogspot.ca/2015/01/disney-store-is-my-weakness.html

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  23. What a cool place. I'm from Idaho and I love our Indian history. Found you on OMHG link party!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by. I love the history of the Native people also.

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  24. Looks like a cool place, really interesting pictures. thanks for linking up to #PointShoot

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  25. These are amazing pictures. I'm so glad this history is preserved!

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    1. Thanks, I am also glad that it is preserved.

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