Directory of Craft Cooperatives
including selected listings for the U.S. Department of the Interior, Indian Arts and Crafts Board (
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Freedom Quilting Bee
Route 1, Box 43A
Alberta, AL 36720
"The Freedom Quilting Bee, an outgrowth of the civil rights movement, was established in 1966, as local people were losing their income and sometimes their homes on local farms after registering to vote." FQB is currently part of the Rural Development Leadership Network, "a national multicultural social change organization founded in 1983 [which] supports community-based development in poor rural areas through hands-on projects...."


Interior Rivers Arts & Crafts Co-op
Box 207
Aniak, AK 99557
Products include "Eskimo natural-dyed birch bark and willow root baskets, fur hat and moccasins, beaded mittens, ivory and baleen work, wooden bowls, and moose hoof jewelry and hairpieces."

P.O. Box 49
Kotzebure, AK 99752
a division of NANA Development Corporation
Eskimo dolls, masks, birch bark baskets, whalebone and walrus ivory carvings, baleen products, jewelry, ulus, parkas, and mukluks.

Oomingmak - Musk Ox Producers' Cooperative
604 H Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
907-272-9225 or outside Alaska 1-888-360-9665
Yup'ik and Inupiat Alaska Native Cooperative
Handknitted Qiviut (underwool of the arctic musk oxen) garments such as scarves, caps, tunivs, and nachaqs. Since 1969 this cooperative has been owned by some "250 Native Alaskan women from remote coastal villages of Alaska who knot each item by hand."

St. Lawrence Island Original Ivory Cooperative, Ltd.
PO Box. 189
Gambell, AK 899742
907-985-5112 or 907-985-5649
Eskimo cooperative
Eskimo walrus ivory carvings of animal figurines such as walrus, whales, seals, polar bears, hawks, eagles, auklets and other Arctic birds, fish, musk ox; bracelets; cribbage boards; baleen boats; etchings. Mail order; self-addressed business-size envelope for price list.

Taheta Arts and Cultural Group
605 A Street
Anchorage, AK 99501
Eskimo, Indian, and Aleut nonprofit cooperative
Ivory, stone, wood, and bone carvings; grass, birch bark, and baleen baskets; slipper, moccasins, and mukluks; drawings, and print. For information on mail order, wholesale, retail, send $2.00 for postage

Yukon Flats Fur Cooperative
c/o Dixie Alexander
243 Beaver Boulevard
North Pole, AK 99705
907-488-7634 or 904-662-2587
"Traditional and contemporary designs by the Gwich'in Athabascan artists of the Yukon Flats. Specializes in unique floral beadwork motifs and skin sewing techniques used to decorate the patterns of everyday" objects, such as purses, fur slippers, mittens, wallets, etc.



The Artists Gallery
17 N. San Francisco Street
Flagstaff, AZ 86001
"The Artists Gallery is a fine arts and crafts cooperative that provides a rare opportunity for the public to view the works of over 40 local artists all under one roof. This unique gallery boasts professional artists specializing in photography, jewelry, painting, stoneware, ceramic art, textile designs, stained glass, metalwork, sculpture and woodcarving."

Colorado River Indian Tribes Library/Museum
Rt. 1 Box 23-B
Parker, AZ 85344
(corner of Mohave Road and 2nd Avenue, 1 mile southwest of Parker)
902-669-9211, ext 335
A nonprofit tribal organization whose products include beadwork, Navajo rugs, kachina dolls, pottery, bows and arrows, cradleboard, etc.

D. Y. Begay's Weaving Studio
6929 East Jenan Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85254
By appointment only.
602-922-9232 or 520-674-3494
"Museum quality traditional and contemporary Navajo rugs by the artist and other weavers." Call or write for photographs.

Gila River Arts and Crafts Center
Box 457
Sacaton, AZ 85247
(25 miles south of Phoenix, Exit 175 at I-10)
A tribal-owned corporation that sells Southwest Indian jewelry, pottery, rugs, kachina dolls, beadwork, and basketry. Some mail order, retail. Send stamped, self-addressed business-size envelope for reply.

Hatathli Gallery
Navajo Community College
Tasaile, Az 86556
(intersection of Navajo Rt. 12 and Rt. 64 on Navajo Reservation)
A nonprofit organization whose products include jewelry, rugs, sandpaintings, beadwork, and other art items. No mail order.

Hopi Arts and Crafts--Silvercraft Cooperative Guild
PO Box 37
Second Mesa, AZ 86043
(State Highway 264 at Second Mesa on the Hopi Indian Reservation)
A Hopi craftsperson's cooperative which sells overlay silver jewelry, basketry, pottery, Hopi Kachina dolls, paintings and textiles. Special orders accepted. Mail order, retail-wholesale by appointment only.

Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery
502 North Main Street
Jerome, AZ 86331
The Jerome Arts Cooperative Gallery, formed in 1996, "is a cooperative of approximately forty local artists whose gallery is housed in the old Hotel Jerome."

Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise
P.O. Box 160
Window Rock, AZ 86515
(Junction 264 and Route 12 at Window Rock, near AZ/NM state line)
520-871-4090 or 871-4095

P.O. Box 464
Cameron, AZ 86020
Junction Highway 89 and 64)
Products include "woven wool rugs, sterling silver and turquoise jewelry, sandpaintings, wood carvings, dolls, Navajo pottery, and original paintings."


Arkansas Craft Guild
104 E. Main Street
Mountain View, AR 72560

231A Central Avenue
Hot Springs, AR 71901
(next to the Arlington)

100 Markham Street
Little Rock, AR 72201
(Excelsior Hotel Lobby)

33 Spring Street
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

518 West Dickson Street
Fayetteville, AR 72701
"The Arkansas Craft Guild was organized as a craft cooperative for the purpose of reviving traditional crafts in North Central Arkansas. Established in 1960, the Guild is nationally recognized as a significant force for the encouragement and promotion of excellence in traditional and contemporary crafts."

Stone County Ironworks
Court Square
Mountain View, AR 72560
"Manufacturers and wholesale distributors of heirloom-quality furniture and accessories since 1986."


American Indian Contemporary Arts Gallery
23 Grant Avenue, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94108
fax 415-989-7025
Contemporary American Indian paintings, sculpture, and other arts, presented in a series of changing exhibits; gift shop features jewelry, rugs, beadwork, baskets, prints, posters, cards, books. Mail order and artist inquiries welcome.

The Artery
207 G Street
Davis, CA 95616
"An artist's cooperative, the Artery features decorative and functional ceramics, wood, glass, fiber arts, sculpture, paintings, drawings, prints, photography, and a wide selection of jewelry, all unique and hand-crafted."

Artists' Co-op of Mendocino, Inc.
45270 Main Street
Mendocino, CA 95460
"A group of Mendocino artists has created a professional environment for the display and sale of members' art."

Artists' Collaborative Gallery
1007 Second Street
Old Scaramento, CA 95814
This cooperative was founded in 1978 and all items are handmade by local artists.

Arts & Crafts Cooperative, Inc.
1652 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94709
The cooperative was incorporated in 1959. "The aim of the Coop is to offer to the public a broad range of fine art and crafts of top quality and originality.... from ceramics and jewelry, paintings, photography, sculpture, works in wood, glass and metal."

2547 8th Street, No. 33
Berkeley, CA 94710
"Specializes in clay craft: pottery, sculpture, and more."

Ferndale Arts Cooperative
P.O. Box 723
580 Main Street
Ferndale, CA 95536
707-786-9634 The Cooperative "opened its doors in 1990 and its scope of media includes watercolors, oils, acrylics, photography, redwood carvings, wood, metal, sculpture, calligraphy, pottery, poetry, colage, fine jewelry, stitchery, woodturnings, stained glass, ornamental iron work and museum-quality miniatures."

Gallery Saratoga
14435A Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
"A Fine Arts gallery"

Indian Arts and Crafts Shop (NCIDC)
241 F Street
Eureka, CA 95501
(Highway 101)
Nonprofit organization specializing in basketry, carvings, bead, silver and shell jewelry, paintings, and drawings. Mail orders, special orders accepted. Send stamped self-addressed business-size envelope.

Intertribal Friendship House Gift Shop
523 East 14th Street
Oakland, CA 94606
(Nimitz, Highway 17)
A nonprofit shop specializing in beadwork, silver jewelry, rugs and blankets, moccasins. No catalog.

Made in Mendocino Artists Co-op
P.O. Box 510
13500 S Highway 101
Hopland, CA 95449
Media includes "prints, wall colors, silk screens, ceramics, woodwork, textile designs, and jewelry."

Many Hands Crafts Gallery
302 Island Avenue
Suite 101
San Diego, CA 92101
Opened in 1988, this cooperative features monthly gallery shows.

Nexus Woodshop
2707 8th Street
Berkeley, CA 94710
The members specialize in "wood items: furniture, cabinetry, and repair work."

The Soft Touch
1580 Haight Street
San Francisco, CA 94117
Begun in the 1980's this artists' collective has a store and gallery featuring "handmade crafts produced by Bay Area artists including jewelry, clothing, artful housewares, cards, and gifts."

Zuni Pueblo
1749 Union Street.
San Francisco, CA 94123
A Zuni tribal enterprise that specializes in Zuni turquoise, shell, coral, jet, and silver jewelry, pottery, fetishes, and contemporary art. Custom orders accepted. Mail order, wholesale-retail. Jewlery catalog $5.

Zuni Pueblo
222A Main Street
Venice, CA 90291
A Zuni tribal enterprise that specializes in Zuni turquoise, shell, coral, jet, and silver jewelry, pottery, fetishes, and contemporary art. Custom orders accepted. Mail order, wholesale-retail. Jewlery catalog $5.


Artes del Valle
Saint Louis Valley, CO
Artes del Valle is a women's craft cooperative which sells members' products in a Catholic church which has been designated an historic landmark.

Boulder Arts & Crafts Cooperative
1421 Pearl Street
Boulder, CO
Boulder Arts & Crafts was founded over 30 years ago and "represents the work of hundreds of artists from Colorado, the Rocky Mountain region and throughout the United States. Among our decorative, functional and wearable pieces can be found paintings, prints, photography, jewelry, pottery, wood, stained and blown glass, sculpture, furniture and more

Lake City Mountain Crafts CO-OP
325 N. Silver Street
P.O. Box 82
Lake City, CO 81235

"The Lake City Mountain Crafts Co-op was founded in 1990 to assist local artists and craftsmen in finding a market.

Southern Ute Museum Store
P.O. Box 737
Ignacio, CO 81137
(Highway 172, 1 mile north of Ignacio)
Southern Ute tribal enterprise
Beaded items including necklaces, earrings, barrettes, bolo ties, chokers, hair ties, purses, pottery, blankets, shawls, Navajo rugs, Navajo, Zuni, and Santo Domingo jewelry, originial paintings. Retail only. No mail order or catalog.


Association of Artisans to Cane
(A project of Marrakech, Inc. 6 Lunar Drive, Woodbridge, CT 06525; 203-389-2970)
597 East Street
New Haven, CT
"This business is designed to give people with disabilities an opportunity to work in a supportive atmosphere, earning an income while learning the fine traditional craft of chair caning."

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative
5 West Main Street
P.O. Box 523
Chester, CT 06412
"Our non-profit cooperative organization is staffed and operated by Connecticut artist. Our aim is to encourage fine craftsmanship and to provide a market place for.... traditional and contemporary handicrafts and artwork...."

Wesleyan Potters
350 South Main Street
Middletown, CT 06457
"Wesleyan Potters is a non-profit cooperative guild that was founded in 1948 to promote the learning and development of skills in crafts."



Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative
24 West Interlake Blvd.
Lake Placid, FL 33852
"Everything in our shop is handcrafted by one of Florida's finest artists and craftsmen.... We have collectible folk art and country crafts...not to mention year-'round Christmas."

Gainesville Artistan's Guild Gallery
Greenery Square
5402 N.W. 8th Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32605
"Premier Showcase for Fine Art & Craft by Local Artists in all of North Central Florida."

Miccosukee Gift Shop & Cultural Center
P.O. Box 440021
Tamaimi Station
Miami, FL 33144
(US 41, 25 miles west of Miami)
305-223-8380 (ask for gift shop)
Miccosukee tribal enterprise
Miccosukee patch-work dolls, skirts, shirts, wood carvings, basketry, beadwork. No mail order.


Georgia Mountain Arts Cooperative
Cooperative Crafts Store
P.O. Box 67
Old Train Depot
Tullulah Falls, GA 30573

On the Square
Dillard, GA 30537
Both of these stores offer a "variety of handmade crafts: quilts, studio and folk pottery, wooden toys, and crocheted items and baby clothes."


Maui Crafts Guild
4 3 Hana Highway
Paia, Maui, HI
"The Maui Crafts Guild is an artist owned and operated cooperative gallery featuring locally made crafts and fine arts. The Guild currently has 21 members making handmade crafts that range from baskets, silks, jewelry, pottery, and glass, to sculpture, wood, copper, and much more."


Marsh's Trading Post
1105 36th Street, N.
Lewiston, ID 83501
(Intersection of Hwy 12/95 and 36th St. N.)



Country Moments
401 Main Street
Malvern, IA 51551
"All handmade crafts - traditional and contemporary"

The Cupboard
100 South Frederick
Olewein, IA 50662
"All handmade crafts - traditional and contemporary, including tole painting and oils"

The Spider's Webb
Main Street
Webb, IA 51366


Indian Museum Gift Shop
Mid-America All-Indian Center
650 North Seneca
Wichita, KS 67203
(US Hwy 54 & I-35)
316-262-5221, ext . 41
Non-profit organization whose products include jewelry, rugs, pottery, kachina dolls, beadwork, baskets, Navajo dolls, and paintings. No mail order.



David Appalachian Crafts Center
P.O. Box 2
Highway 404
David, KY 41616
"Products include mostly fabric crafts: ornaments, quilts, wall hangings, pillows. Nonmembers offer weaving, wooden items and furniture, painted gourds, etc."

Kentucky Hills Industries
P.O. Box 186
Highway 92
Pine Knott, KY 42635
"Kentucky Hills Industries is an association of craft people that have made and marketed choice home crafts since 1946.... The craft items include weaving, pottery, kitchen wood items, cornshuck dolls and flowers, calicos, and white oak and grapevine baskets."

Marie Stewart Crafts
Kentucky Hwy 160
Hindman, KY
"Dedicated to the preservation of the rich tradition in craftsmanship in the area, the co-op features only juried items to ensure the highest quality."

Morris Fork Crafts Center
930 Morris Fork
Booneville, KY 41314
"Second Presbyterian supports this unique Eastern Kentucky crafts cooperative that provides sales opportunities for native crafters to market their products. Morris Fork assists artisans who wish to remain in Eastern Kentucky and make a living from the production of handmade crafts."

Pine Mountain-Letcher County Crafts Cooperative
135 West Main Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858
Products include: "brooms, baskets, dolls, musical instruments, Indian crafts, ceramics, beaded jewelry, crocheted items, cornshucked flowers."

Taylorsville Jailhouse Arts & Crafts Cooperative
P.O. Box 838
Taylorsville, KY 40071
(located in the historic jailhouse, behind the courthouse)
Products include "dolls, pottery, wood items, paintings, baskets, rag and loomed rugs, painted gourds, seasonal decorations, and needlework"



Eastern Bay Cooperative Gallery
P.O. Box 126
Main Street
Stonington, ME 04681
Products include "handmade Deer Isle crafts: pottery, water colors; silk screens, painted silks, wevaing, knitting, wall quilts, pillow, clothing, and jewelry."

H.O.M.E. inc. (Homeworkers Organized for More Employment)
P.O. Box 10
Orland, ME 04472
"H.O.M.E., Inc., established in 1970 as a craft cooperative, is a multi-faceted organization involved in economic reconstruction and social rehabilitation. In its 30+ years of existence, it has grown from the single retail store where home crafters could sell their goods into a small community offering jobs, food, education, temporary shelter and home ownership to people and families in need."

Maine Indian Basketmakers Alliance
P.O. Box 3253
Old Town, ME 04468
"Non-profit organization whose products include traditional brown ash and sweetgrass baskets made by the members of the Maliseet, Micmac, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot tribes."

Three Feathers Native Baskets
P.O. Box 644
Houlton, ME 04730
"Products include traditional brown ash utility and work baskets made by Micmac tribal members."

Yankee Artisan
56 Front Street
Bath, ME 04530
"A working craft cooperative, established in 1970. Our reputation has been built on the quallity and workmanship of our products."



Cambridge Artists Cooperative
59A Church Street
Harvard Square
Cambridge, MA 02138
"This is an artist-owned and operated gallery of fine American craft.... Established in 1989...the original mission was to create an outlet for quality, handmade American crafts."

Clever Hand Gallery
52 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02482
"New England's oldest working artisans collaborative...of art and fine American crafts."

Collections Unlimited
365 Route 6A
P.O. Box 15
East Sandwich, MA 02537
"A cooperative gallery of over twenty local artisans specializing in distinctive crafts and fine art."

3 Pierce Street
Northboro, MA 01532
(508) 393-9435
"Craftworks is an artisan cooperative founded in 1979 that features the work of over 50 crafters. It is a juried shop ensuring high quality and workmanship. Prices are reasonable because customers are purchasing directly from the crafter with no middle man markup."

Women's Craft Cooperative of Rosie's Place
889 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02118
"In existence since 1996, WCC is helping women of Rosie' help themselves by turning new and vintage buttons into decorative accessorie. Through introducing women to craft foster self-esteem and creaitivty, along with employable skills...."



Association Artists in Wood
c/o Art Kliniske
RR 2, Box 177
Bemidji, MN 56601
"Specializes in wood products. Other crafts are also available."

Brown Bag Cooperative
1319 Pacific Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
"All handmade crafts include: quilts, afghans, wood items, jewelry, dolls, silk flowers, crocheted doilies, and paintings."

Lady Slippers Designs
Route 3
Box 556
Bemidji, MN 56601
(retail sales by appointment only)
Products include "birch bark, willow, and black ash baskets; beaded charms; moccasins; birch bark birdhouses; and dream nets. Special orders accepted."

Manitok Wild Rice
P.O. Box 97
Callaway, MN 56521
218-375-3435 or 800-726-1863
"A 100% Indian owned gourmet food and Indian craft gift shop.... Established in 1990 market Manitok Wild Rice from the White Earth Reservation.... All profits go back to local tribe harvesters." They specialize in "birchbark products and beadwork necklace, earrings, and hairpieces."

Pioneer Crafts Co-op
2821 Highway 61
Two Harbors, MN 55616
"Founded in provide a market for the craft products of Northeastern Minnesotans...and to carry on educational activities in the craft field."


Artists and Crafters Gallery
102 Main Street
Starkville, MS 39759
"Carved birds, pottery, ceramics, painting, country crafts, jewelry, painted glass, and stained glass."

124 Court Square
Carthage, MS 39051
Products include: wood items, ceramics, paintings, baskets, antiques, Victorian ware, bird houses, hand-painted clothing, and wind chimes."

Choctaw Museum of the Southern Indian Gift Shop
P.O. 6010
Philadelphia, MS 39350
"Products include basketry of river cane, white oak; beadwork jewelry, combs, key rings, traditional Choctaw dresses and shirts by special order; Choctaw boy and girl dolls." Special orders accepted. Mail order, retail. Send sase for price list.



Blackfeet Crafts Association
P.O. Box 51
(Sale shop on U.S. 89 in St. Mary)
Browning, MT 59417
Open June 15 - September 15
Products include: beadwork jewelry and accessories, handbags, dolls, and moccassins."

Fort Belknap Artisans Cooperative
Harlem, MT 59526 ??

Northern Cheyenne Arts & Crafts Association
Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation
U.S. 212 & State Highway 315 at Lame Deer
Lame Deer, MT 59043
"Specializes in buckskin and beadwork accessories, moccasins, purses, and jewelry."

Northern Plains Indian Crafts Association
P.O. Box E
Browning, MT 59417
(on US 89 in the Museum of the Plains Indian)
"Products include buckskin vests, gloves, handbags; moccasins; beadwork jewelry and accessories, all types of beaded belts, and native-tanned hides."

Rocky Boy's Chippewa Cree Native Crafts Cooperative
Rocky Boy Reservation
c/o Chippewa Cree Tribal Council
Box Elder, MT 59521


Wicahpi Vision Arts Cooperative
Loretta Afraid of Bear Cook
358 Bordeaux
P.O. Box 859
Chadron, NE 69337


Moapa Tribal Enterprises
P. O. Box 340
Moapa. NV 89025
(on the Moapa Indian Reservation, 45 miles north of Las Vegas - I-15, Exit 75)
This tribal enterprise of the Moapa Band of Paiute Indians specializes in "jewelry, crafts, beadwork, pottery, paintings, blankets, and clothing"

Stewart Indian Museum Trading Post
5366 Snyder Avenue
Carson City, NV 89701
(3 miles south of downtown on US 395, left half mile on Snyder)
"This nonprofit organization specializes in baskets, silver and turquoise jewelry, beadwork, pottery, kachinas, rugs, and dolls. Special orders accepted on beadwork, baskets, rugs, and dolls. Retail, no mail order."


League of New Hampshire Craftsmen
"The mission of the League of NH Craftsmen is to encourage, nurture and promote the creation, use and preservation of fine craft.... Craft approved by the League's rigorous Standards Program is prsented and sold through a network of seven shops around the state...."
League Galleries:
Concord League Gallery
36 N. Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Hanover League Gallery
13 Lebanon Street
Hanover, NH 03755

Meredith League Gallery
279 DW Highway
Meredith, NH 03253

North Conway League Gallery
Main Street/Route 16
North Conway, NH 03860

Center Sandwich League Gallery
Main Street
Center Sandwich, NH 03227
603-284-6831 (May - October)

Seacoast League Gallery
18 Lafayette Road
Stoneleigh Plaza
North Hampton, NH 03862

Wolfeboro Falls League Gallery
64 Center Street
Wolfeboro, NH 03896



Amapola Cooperative Gallery
205 Romero NW
Albuequerque, NM 87104
"Amapola houses and electic collection of art and crafts. Its artists interpret the modern southwest."

Bien Mur Indian Arts & Crafts
P.O. Box 91148
Albuquerque, NM 87199
(I-25 and Tramway Road E., Sandia Reservation)
This Pueblo of Sandia enterprise's products include:" jewelry paintings, rugs, sandpaintings, kachinas, moccasins, and pottery" Retail-wholesale, mail order, and special orders accepted.

Crownpoint Rug Weavers' Association
P.O. Box 1630
Crownpoint, NM 87313
(25 miles north of I-40)
505-786-5302 or 786-7386
This nonprofit organization has been selling Navajo rugs at auction since 1968. "We are the main auction and craft sale on the Navajo reservation.... Both the rugs and the crafts are major sources of income for our tribe. No mail order.

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
2401 12th Street, NW
Albuquerque, NM 87104
(1 block north of I-40)
505-843-7270 or 800-766-4405
This is a nonprofit organization for 19 New Mexico pueblos, the products include: pueblo pottery, basketry, wood carvings, textiles, lapidary, stone sculpture, drums, silver and turquoise jewelry, and Navajo rugs and sandpaintings. Mail order, wholesale -retail; jewelry catalog.

Institute of American Indian Arts Museum Shop
P.O. 20007
Cathedral Place
Santa Fe, NM 87504
The nonprofit shop carries "Native American arts, including paintings, pottery, sculpture, graphics, jewelry, and many one-of-kind pieces."

Jicarilla Arts and Crafts and Museum
P.O. Box 507
Dulce, NM 87528
(on Jicarilla Blvd, State Highway 64 at Dulce on the Jicarilla Apache Indian Reservation in the Old Community Center)
505-759-3242, ext. 274
"A Jicarilla Apache tribal enterprise that specializes in Jicarilla Apache beadwork, baskets, and paintings. Mail order; send stamped self-addressed manil envelope for brochure and price list."

Mujeres Unidas
Mora, NM 87732
"Mujeres Unidas is an outgrowth of Helping Hands, a multi-purpose service organization in Mora.... It provides venues for selling women's creations."

Oke Oweenge Arts and Crafts
P.O. Box 1095
San Pueblo, NM 87566
(off US Highway 64; north of Espanola)
"A San Juan Pueblo crafts-persons' cooperative that specializes in traditional ceremonial dance clothes, San Juan's distinctive incised red pottery, beadwork, silver jewelry, baskets, and paintings. Special orders accepted. Mail order, retail, Send stamped self-addressed business-size envelope for price list."

Palace of Governors Portal Program
P.O. Box 2087
Santa Fe, NM 87504-2087
(South side of the Palace of Governors)
"This nonprofit organization continues the centuries-old tradition of allowing Native American artists and craftspeople to sell their handmade goods under the portal." "The 900+ vendors represent forty-one tribes, pueblos, chapters and village in New Mexico, the Navajo Nation, and parts of Arizona."

Pueblo of Zuni Arts and Crafts
P.O. Box 425
Zuni, NM 87327
(building 1222 on Highway 53)
"A Zuni tribal enterprise which specializes in Zuni turquoise, shell, coral, jet, and silver jewelry; pottery; fetishes, and contemporary art. Custom orders accepted. Mail-order, wholesale retail. Jewelry catalog available"

Tierra Wools
Los Ojos Handweavers
91 Main Street
P.O. Box 229
Los Ojos, NM 87551
888-709-0979 or 505-588-7231
"A weaver/spinner/grower - owned company... that buys local wool, washes it, spins it, and weaves the yarn which is then sold in Los Ojos"


American Indian Community House Gallery
404 Lafayette Street
New York, NY 10003
(enter on 708 Broadway, 2nd floor)
A nonprofit organization that specializes in "contemporary paintings, prints, sculpture, pottery, baskets, jewelry, and crafts."

Seneca-Iroquois National Museum Gift Shop
794-814 Broad Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
(Rt. 17, Exit 20)
"The Museum Gift shop offers a variety of traditional handmade crafts such as: Iroquois style 'raised' beadwork, silverwork, baskets, leather items, and pottery."

Sweetgrass Giftshop
Akwesasne Museum
Rt 37, RR 1, Box 14C
Hogansburg, NY 13655-9705
"Products include Mohawk black ash splint and sweetgrass baskets in a variety of sizes and styles; also beaded earrings, carved bone pendants, and other items. Mail order; send sase for price list."


Blue Ridge Hearthside Crafts Association

Handmade in America
P.O. Box 2089
Asheville, NC 28802
The mission of this organization is to "celebrate the hand and the handmade, to nurture the creation of traditional and contemporary craft...." It has grown to "include thousands of craftspeople throughout the southeast."

Qualla Arts and Crafts Mutual, Inc.
P.O. Box 310
Cherokee, NC 28719
(US 441 on the Cherokee Indian Reservation)
This Eastern Cherokee craftspersons' cooperative, (established in 1946) has products that include basketry of river cane, oak splints, honeysuckle; wood carvings; beadwork; pottery; dolls; metalwork." Catalog $2.

Watermark Association of Artisans
150 US Highway 158 East
Camden, NC 27921
"Watermark, organized in 1978, is a member-owned craft producing cooperative. Known nationally and internationally, the association's products are sold across the United States and in England, Italy, France, and Japan."




Cherokee Nations Gift Shops
P.O. Box 948
Tahlequah, OK 74465
(3 miles south of Tahlequah on US Highway 62 south, at Cherokee Nation complex)
918-456-2793 or 800-256-2123

I-40 & Highway 59 in Salisaw
This Cherokee Tribe of Oklahoma enterprise specializes in "traditiona Cherokee 'Tear' dresses, ribbon shirts, baskets, beadwork, pottery, handmade dolls, quilts, turtle shell rattles, jewelry and paintings." Full color arts and crafts catalog available.

Native Women's Cooperative Project
This project was "began in 1996 as an informal grassroots organization for mutual support among native women in Oklahoma."

Oklahoma Indian Arts and Crafts Cooperative
P.O. Box 966
Anadrko, OK 73005
(US 62, east of Anadarko, sales shop in the Southern Plains Indian Museum)
Products include: "beaded moccasins, blets, ties, dance accessories and ornaments, suede handbags, war dance bustle ensembles, hand-sewn and decorative shirts, jewelry, and paintings. Mail order, send sase, business-size for price list."


Made in Salem
189 Liberty Street NE
Salem, OR 97301
"Established in 1978... the gallery has become the cornerstone of the historic Reed Opera House shoppping mall...with fine examples of local craftsmanship & art."


Gallery at Cedar Hollow & Artisan's Cooperative
2447 Yellow Springs Road
Malvern, PA 19355
(1/2 mile east from Route 29)
Products include "unique crafts, folk art, fine art, jewelry, clothing, pottery, glass, woodworking, and paintings."


Charleston Crafts Gallery
87 Hasell Street
Charleston, SC 29401
"Charleston's oldest craft cooperative features the work of lowcountry and statewides artists and artisans continuing the traditions of expert craftsmanship and artistic excellence in a variety of media."



Appalachian Arts Craft Shop
P.O. Box 608
Highway 61
Norris, TN 37828
"The not-for-profit charter was recorded in 1977... and all crafts sold in the shop [are] juried to ensure a high standard of quality."


Thur-Shan Arts and Crafts Center
305 Yaya Lane
El Paso, TX 79907
A Tigua Indian tribal enterprise, whose products include "pottery, jewelry, and arts and crafts of the pueblo."

Tribal Enterprise
Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation
Route 3
Box 640
Livingston, TX 77351
(US Highway 190 between Woodville and Livingston)
409-563-4391 or 800-392-4794
This tribal enterprise offers products which include: "coiled pin needle baskets, vests and ribbon shirts, and beadwork such as necklaces, chokers, earrings, hair pieces and bracelets." Call or send sase busines-size for more details.



Art Vermont Handcrafts
East Bethel Octago
Bethel, VT

Artisans Hand
89 Main Street
Montpelier, VT 05602
Founded in 1978, this cooperative features "clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, print products and more."


Fine Crafts of Virginia Cooperative
3031 West Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23112

Holston Mountain Arts and Crafts Cooperative
Cave House Crafts Shop
279 East Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
"Select from handmade craft art of the region, traditional and contemporary, from dulcimers, pottery, quilts, etc.


Makah Cultural Research Center
P.O. Box 160
Neah Bay, WA 98357
360-645-2711 or 645-2712
(Route 112)
A nonprofit Makah tribal enterprise with products such as: woven baskets and mats, including replicas of works excavated from Ozete archaeological site, carved wooden masks, totem poles, rattles, and bowls, jewelry consisting of strung olivelia shells, engraved silver bracelets, miniature woven basket earrings, painted drums, beadwork, original serigraphs."

Sacred Circle Gallery of American Indian Art
P.O. Box 99100
Seattle, WA 98199
A nonprofit organization that sells "paintings, sculpture (bronze, wood, stone) carved and painted wall panels, ceramic work, sinew sewn and beaded moosehide bags, other beadwork, and knives. Commissions accepted."

Verksted Gallery
18937 Front Street
P.O. Box 922
Poulsbo, WA 98370
"The Verksted Gallery is one of the oldest cooperative arts galleries in the state of Washington, and was established in 1987 by two local artists.... Media includes watercolors, metal art, photography, textle art, painted rocks, silver jewelry, pottery, mixed media, colored pencil work, wood turned pieces, Rosemaling, stained glass, copper garden sculptures, pastel, woven wheat, miniature fairies, and much more."



Listing by name of cooperative:

American Indian Contemporary Arts Gallery. CA
Arkansas Craft Guild,AR
The Artery, CA
Artes del Valle, CO
The Artists Gallery, AZ
Artists' Co-op of Mendocino, Inc., CA
Artists' Collaborative Gallery, CA
Arts & Crafts Cooperative, Inc, CA
Association of Artisans to Cane, CT

Boulder Arts & Crafts Cooperative, CO

Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative, FL
olorado River Indian Tribes Library,/Museum, AZ
Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative, CT
Country Moments, IA
The Cupboard, IA

D. Y. Begay's Weaving Studio, AZ

Earthworks, CA

Ferndale Arts Cooperative, CA
Freedom Quilting Bee, AL

Gainesville Artistan's Guild Gallery, FL
Gallery Saratoga, CA

Georgia Mountain Arts Cooperative, GA
Gila River Arts and Crafts Center, AZ

Hatathli Gallery, AZ
Hopi Arts and Crafts--Silvercraft Cooperative Guild, AZ

Indian Arts and Crafts Shop (NCIDC), CA
Indian Museum Gift Shop, KS
Interior Rivers Arts & Crafts Co-op., AK
Intertribal Friendship House Gift Shop, CA
Inucraft, AK

Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery, Az

Lake City Mountain Crafts CO-OP, CO

Made in Mendocino Artists Co-op, CA
Many Hands Crafts Gallery, CA
Marsh's Trading Post
, ID
Maui Crafts Guild, HI
Miccosukee Gift Shop & Cultural Center, FL

Navajo Arts and Crafts Enterprise, Az
Nexus Woodshop, CA

On the Square, GA
Oomingmak - Musk Ox Producers' Cooperative, AK

St. Lawrence Island Original Ivory Cooperative, Ltd., AK
The Soft Touch, CA
Southern Ute Museum Store, CO
The Spider's Webb. IA
Stone County Ironworks, AR

Taheta Arts and Cultural Group, AK

Wesleyan Potters, CT

Yukon Flats Fur Cooperative
, AK

Zuni Pueblo, CA

Martha Kreisel, Associate Professor of Library Services, Joan & Donald E. Axinn Library, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549. 516-463-6528

Updated June 7, 2004