Indian Arts and Crafts Board

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The United States Indian Arts and Crafts Board is an agency within the Department of the Interior whose mission is to "promote the economic development of American Indians and Alaska Natives through the expansion of the Indian arts and crafts market".[1] It was established in 1934 by the Indian Reorganization Act.[2]

The Board provides advice and promotional activities and oversees the operation of the Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990. It also operates three museums: the Sioux Indian Museum, housed in The Journey Museum in Rapid City, South Dakota; the Museum of the Plains Indian in Browning, Montana and the Southern Plains Indian Museum in Anadarko, Oklahoma.[3]

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  1. ^ "Indian Arts and Crafts Board Mission". US Department of the Interior. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Indian Arts and Crafts Board". Encyclopedia Britannica. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 
  3. ^ "Indian Arts and Crafts Board Museums". US Department of the Interior. Retrieved 13 August 2012. 

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