Katsinam Auction

Dominique Godreche
6/16/15
When Sam Tenakhongva arrived in Paris on June 10 to request the suspension of the Drouot auction and the return of the katsinam that were to be sold, it marked the first time that ...
ICTMN Staff
6/1/15
Yet another auction of sacred Hopi artifacts has taken place in Paris despite the efforts of Hopi officials and U.S. lawmakers...
Dominique Godreche
12/22/14
A new auction of sacred Hopi katsinam and Navajo masks took place in Paris on December 15, despite attempts to stop the sale that included a letter from the American Ambassador in ...
ICTMN Staff
12/16/14
In what has become an all-too-familiar and all-too-disappointing scenario, a Parisian auction house put sacred Native American objects on the block despite strenuous objections fro...
ICTMN Staff
6/30/14
Despite efforts by the U.S...
ICTMN Staff
7/15/13
One of the Hopi katsinam connected to a controversial Parisian auction in April has come home to the Hopi people...
Dominique Godreche
5/14/13
In the days leading up to the April 12 auction in Paris of Hopi katsinam (commonly referred to as "masks") some observers wondered whether there might be a peaceful resolution that...
Dominique Godreche
4/30/13
As the auction house Néret-Minet Tessier & Sarrou was preparing to auction 70 Hopi katsinam in Paris, the indigenous-rights group Survival International tried to prevent or del...
Annmarie Sauer
4/26/13
At the request of a friend who worked for the Hopi and is married to one, I got involved in opposing the sacrilegious sales of 70 Hopi katsinam by Neret-Minet Tessier & Sarrou ...
Miranda Belarde-Lewis
4/24/13
Last Friday started like any other busy day. Get the kid to school, gear up for the commute, read the news. By news I mean read the Facebook status updates...

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