The Amerind Foundation is museum and research facility dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Native American cultures and their histories. Its facilities are located near the village of Dragoon, Arizona in Cochise County, about 65 miles east of Tucson, Arizona in Texas Canyon.
William Shirley Fulton (1880–1964), an archaeologist, established the Amerind Foundation in 1937.
The Amerind Foundation's building was designed by Tucson architect Merritt Starkweather and contains one of the finest collections of archaeological and ethnological artifacts in the country as well as a sizable research library.
According to the Foundation's literature, "Amerind" is a contraction of the words "American" and "Indian".
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