In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, the Museum of Native American History examines a unique headdress from the Blackfeet Nation.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, the Museum of Native American History explores imagery depicted on Maya Polychrome Copador Vessels.
In this week’s installment of Museum Monday, we learn about the history of Navajo dress panels that are part of the Museum of Native American History’s collection.
Josie Fernandez was superintendent of Hot Springs National Park from 2004 to 2018 — the first woman to lead the park. Fernandez served a total of 25 years in the National Park Service, with 14 being spent in Hot Springs.
Raye Montague was an internationally registered professional engineer with the U.S. Navy who is credited with the first computer-generated rough draft of a U.S. naval ship.
Debbye Turner Bell, who grew up in Jonesboro, was crowned Miss America 1990. After her reign, she became a veterinarian, has appeared on national television, and is a motivational speaker.
Daisy Lee Gatson Bates was a mentor to the Little Rock Nine, the African American students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock in 1957.
Annie Zachary Pike is a farmer and community activist from Phillips County who became the first African American appointee to a state board.
Lottie Lee Holt Shackelford is a prominent African American political leader who became the first female mayor of Little Rock.
Faye Clarke co-founded the Educate the Children Foundation, which was created to support rural and impoverished school districts with donations of educational materials.