As part of its program to promote American Indian and Alaska Native (Indian) art and craftwork, the Indian Arts and Crafts Board produces the Source Directory of American Indian and Alaska Native Owned and Operated Arts and Crafts Businesses. Listings are provided to members of federally recognized Tribes and tribally run businesses.* There are more than 500 businesses listed in the Source Directory. These businesses include Indian arts and crafts cooperatives and tribal arts and crafts enterprises; businesses and galleries privately owned and operated by individuals, designers, artists, and artisans who are enrolled members of federally recognized Tribes; and a few nonprofit organizations, managed by enrolled members of federally recognized Tribes,** that develop and market art and craft products.
Some of the businesses listed in the Source Directory maintain retail shops or open studios; others sell by appointment, mail order, or via the Internet. This information is provided in the listing, along with business hours, contact information, major products, catalog information, mail order, website details, and special services offered.
The Source Directory of American Indian and Alaska Native Owned and Operated Arts and Crafts Businesses is regularly updated. The directory of artisans and artists is available on the Business Listings page.***
Artists* or businesses that are interested in applying for a Source Directory listing can find instructions for applying and the application form on the Applying for a Source Directory Listing page.