An incredible basket in the main gallery!
An Amerind Treasure
Found in 1910 by a 10 year old boy in
southeast Arizona, close to the Mexican border, this basket
was recently donated to the Amerind by the family of local
historian Mary Magoffin (1927-2007). Although we will
probably never know for sure, we think this basket was made
by a Chiricahua Apache. You will find the basket and the
rest of the story in the main downstairs gallery of the
We are in the process of making changes
to the exhibit "Images in Time and Place" in the main
gallery of the Museum. We are putting up maps and
photographs to give more context to the cultural areas, and
changing some of the material items on display.
Click here for details on
all Amerind Exhibits...