US Efforts Fail to Halt French Auction of Hopi Artifacts | artnet News
Efforts by the United States Embassy to halt a large sale of Native American religious items from the Hopi people on Friday failed.
This is an illustration based on Selk'nam culture. Thi spirit warrior, inspired by the Selk'nam rite of passage calledHain. The Selk'nam inhabited South America's southernmost area called Patagonia, which is currently Chile and Argentina.
Sacred Hopi tribal masks are again sold at auction in Paris
Another group of sacred Hopi masks was gaveled away at a Paris auction Friday, over the objections of tribe members and the U.S.
Dozens of 'stolen' ancient Native American masks OK'd for sale by French court despite tribal pleas for their return
The Hopi tribe of Arizona plead for a stop to the sale of 70 ritual masks the their people hold sacred, but a French court has allowed the Paris auction to go on.
Hopi tribe masks fetch record prices at Paris auction
Masks from a native American tribe fetch record prices at a Paris auction, after a legal challenge to stop the sale fails.