Street Address
Fresnal Canyon Road
Topawa, AZ 85639
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 837
Sells, AZ 85634
phone: 520-383-0200
fax: 520-383-2872
e-mail: himdagki@tonation-nsn.gov
web: www.tonation-nsn.gov/
Services
Gift Shop
Cafe/Restaurant
Group Tours
Staff

Description

Exhibitions

Exhibitions change regularly and include our collection holdings as well as loans from other museums; pertinent traveling exhibitions from other museums are also featured frequently.

Loan policies are handled based on standard museum practice and can be inquired about through our Collections Department.

CONSERVATION

Conservation services are available for minor repairs and basic maintenance of object and document collections.

Mission

The mission of Himdag Ki: Hekhu, Hemu, Im B I-Haap, or the Tohono O'odham Nation Cultural Center & Museum, is to instill pride by creating a permanent tribal institution to protect and preserve Tohono O'odham language, culture, collections, and the land. Working with elders, the Cultural Center & Museum promotes understanding and respect of O'odham himdag (culture) through collections, exhibitions, educational programs and public outreach.

Artifacts Collections

Ancient and historical collections of local ethnohistory and culture; traditional O'odham arts & crafts; contemporary art & culture by, for, and about the O'odham people.

Research Collections

Archival document collections cover the themes mentioned above; also covered are: O'odham language materials; history of O'dham education; and a broad range of local and general Native American coverage in forms of books, articles, journals, magazines, and audiovisuals.

Educational Programs

Public programming includes exhibitions, family history, story-telling, cultural events, workshops, tours, symposia, concerts, pageants, local nature events and tours, etc.

    Library

    Access: General Public, Students, Scholars, Members

    Appointment required: Yes

    Publications

    Regular publications are not available as of yet. Current publications accompanying events may include brochures, news releases, exhibition guidebooks, historical treatises, announcement flyers, etc.

      Services

      Gift shop coming soon.

      Gift Shop

      Restaurant

      Group Tours