Artist Spotlight: Megan Sekulich

Meet Megan Sekulich, a Myaamia student who is currently a Junior at Miami University.  Megan is studying Fine Arts with a concentration in print making and also has a minor in Fashion Design.  Art has been at the center of our connection to Megan since the first moment that she stepped onto campus–she was recruited…

Myaamia (Miami Indian) Clothing Post-Contact (FAQ)

How has Myaamia (Miami Indian) clothing changed over time? Myaamia clothing – like the clothing of all cultural groups – has changed a lot over time.  These changes have been affected by the availability of resources, shifts in technology, and radical shifts in our historical and cultural circumstances. In the post contact period, Myaamia people…

Myaamia (Miami Indian) Clothing Pre-Contact (FAQ)

What kinds of clothing did Myaamia (Miami Indian) people wear prior to contact with Europeans? In the period of time prior to contact with Europeans, Myaamia people wore clothing made from hides: leggings, breechcloth, moccasins, skirts, shirts, and added large blanket robes during colder weather.[1] The bison robes held by the Musée de l’Homme in…