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Navajos Spend $1 Million to Get Back Tribal Artifacts in Paris

AP / December 16th, 2014

The largest Native American tribe in the American Southwest won its bid Monday to buy back seven sacred masks at a contested auction...

Smithsonian Unveils $2 Billion Renovation Plan

ArtfixDaily / November 19th, 2014

A master plan to renovate and improve the South Mall campus of the Smithsonian Institution was revealed with an estimate of $2 billion.

Alaska Native Artwork from Paris Auction Donated by Annenberg Foundation

AP / September 4th, 2014

Controversial auctions held in Paris in December offered up sacred and historical Hopi, Apache and Alaska Native items that prompted calls for the lots to be withdrawn and repatriated...

Detroit Hit With a $4 Billion Proposal for City's Art

New York Times / August 27th, 2014

New York-based Art Capital has offered Detroit a loan of up to $4 billion in a new proposal that leaves the city's museum intact with its art used as collateral.