Ethnology Collections



The Arizona Museum of Natural History collects the material culture of specific populations within historic times, with emphasis on the Southwest.

Native American Collections

  • Apache
  • Akimel O'Odham (Pima)
  • Piipash (Maricopa)
  • Tohono O'Odham (Papago)
  • Yaqui
  • Hopidayofdead
  • Navajo
  • Zuni
  • Casas Grandes

Tarahumara Special Collections

Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead)

Karen Kuykendall Ethnographic Doll Collection