Present museum holdings include approximately 10,000 prehistoric items, 5000 historic and/or archival items (including digital historic photographs) and numerous contemporary artworks by Caddo artisans. We have a reference/research library with over 2000 holdings of Caddo/Southeast/region/culture reference books. This collection also includes maps, manuscripts, audio/video recordings of songs, dances, stories, and Caddo language. As of April 2015, our doors are open again and we continue to follow our Mission Statement and share in the larger vision of perpetuating Caddo culture through our efforts.
First Nations Development Institute will award ten $1,000 scholarships for the 2016-2017 academic schoo ... l year to Native American college students majoring in agriculture and agriculture-related fields, including but not limited to: agribusiness management, agronomy, animal husbandry, aquaponics, environmental engineering, fisheries and wildlife, food production and safety, food-related policy and legislation, food science and technology, horticulture, irrigation science, nutrition education, and sustainable agriculture or food systems. Applicants must have at least a GPA and must demonstrate a commitment to helping their communities reclaim local food-system control.
Applications must be submitted by October 5, 2016.
Major exhibitions of tribal arts in the late 19th through mid-20th centuries exposed the Western art world to non-Western art. Major exhibitions included the Museum of Modern Art 's 1935 Africa Negro Art and 1941 Indian Art of the United States.  Exposure to tribal arts provide inspiration to many modern artists,  notably Expressionists ,  Cubists , and Surrealists , notably Surrealist Max Ernst .  Cubist painter, Pablo Picasso stated that "primitive sculpture has never been surpassed."