Director of the American Indian Program at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

Berlin Prize Fellow - Class of Spring 1999


Archambault earned her doctorate at the University of California in Berkeley in 1984, where she later taught Native American studies. As curator of Anthropology at the National Museum of Natural History, she has organized various exhibitions, including “Plains Indian Arts: Change and Continuity,” “100 Years of Plains Indian Painting,” “Indian Baskets and Their Makers,” and “Seminole Interpretations.” Archambault is the lead curator of a multi-institutional curatorial team that includes American Indians and Euro-Americans.