Amerind’s 38,000 piece collection includes a cross-section of Native American ethnographic objects from the Western Hemisphere dating to the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The object collection includes materials from Amerind’s archaeological projects. The collection also contains the archival resources from Amerind archaeological projects. Amerind holds a collection of fine art from both Euro-American and Native American artists. A synopsis of the collection can be downloaded here.


The Collections Policy outlines Amerind’s acquisition and use policies. This policy may be of interest to scholars seeking to utilize Amerind collections, institutions seeking to borrow Amerind objects, or for individuals seeking to donate to the collection.

Amerind makes loans to other museums and institutions for exhibitions or research. Amerind’s out-going loan policy can be downloaded here .

Amerind may grant permission to use Amerind documentary images and object images for research or publication. Our photographic reproduction permission form with Amerind’s permission conditions can be downloaded here.