Even more than language, she claimed that native art showed the inner heart of a culture.
No lesson, none the less, could prevail against his native art.
Certainly no one was talking or thinking about 'native American art.'
"I would like to cause people to look at Native American art in slightly different ways than they might," he said.
As a result, native arts like weaving continued to flourish in their original setting.
But this is a transitional style, somewhere between the white man's painting and native Aboriginal art.
The museum has one of the largest collections of native Indian art in the world.
The museum has put on a number of excellent exhibitions of native art and culture over the last few years.
It was the time of the great depression and Native American art began to receive increasing national attention.
Native arts and crafts are sold at the event.