Volume 14, Issue 3
River Trading Post
314 N. River Street
Dundee, Illinois 60118
7033 E. Main Street, 102
Scottsdale, Arizona 85251
Going on 17 years now,
River Trading Post has become
renowned for its diverse collection
of American Indian art, and as the
friendliest place around for explor-
ing and buying American Indian
Browse our galleries, visit our web-
site, and we believe you will find a
treasure with your name on it.
Howes Cave, New York is a bit off of the beaten path, somewhere northwest of
Albany, in the heart of Iroquois Country. Ancient caves in the area invite ama-
teur spelunkers to explore without any equipment at all. Howes Cave also is
home to the Iroquois Indian Museum, an educational place that fosters under-
standing of the Iroquois culture through art.
The museum is a longhouse that recalls the traditional Iroquois longhouse of
elm bark found in the area over 400 years ago. It houses perhaps the finest col-
lection of contemporary Iroquois art found anywhere, as well as an extensive
historic collection. It is also home to a library containing original documents,
some of which date to the 1600’s.
Surrounding the museum is a 45 acre nature park where you are introduced to
the Iroquois view of nature, including Mother Earth, Elder Brother Sun, and
the three sisters, Corn, Beans and Squash.
Guided and self guided tours take visitors through
stream and river, through shagbark hickory
stands, and fields of wildflowers, where you might
encounter deer, raccoon, woodchucks or an occa-
A trip to Iroquois country and to the Iroquois
Indian Museum is a rewarding experience, and is
one of our favorite places.
The Iroquois Indian Museum is situated in a traditional
Renowned artist and Peabody Award Winner, Felix Vigil, has joined the River Trad-
ing Post family of artists.
Vigil, a Jicarilla Apache and Jemez Pueblo Native, won a Peabody Award for his work
in the movie
Today, his paintings, in oil and mixed media, are
collected by discriminating collectors world wide, and shown in prestigious museums
such as the Heard Museum in Phoenix, Arizona,
the Eitelgorg in Indianapolis Indi-
ana, and the Wheelwright in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Today you can enjoy his work at River Trading Post, Scottsdale.
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