S'edav Va'aki Museum

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As of March 23, 2023, Pueblo Grande Museum and Archaeo​logical Park has been renamed to "S'edav Va'aki Museum." Stay tuned for updates to the new signage and other changes and activities this fall! Thank you for your continued support and we look forward to sharing with you Phoenix's rich cultural history.


S'edav Va'aki Museum will be recognized as the gateway to the cultural history of the Phoenix area.  In collaboration with our communities, we will create memorable experiences that link past to present. ​To honor the site of S'edav Va'aki Museum as a unique community resource through sound preservation practices, engaging educational programs, and the thoughtful care and presentation of cultural materials. For all audiences, S'edav Va'aki Museum​ will foster understanding, appreciation, and respect for our shared cultural history.​​

​​Land Acknowledgement Statement

​The Parks and Recreation Department acknowledges the City of Phoenix is located within Native Land. Read the department's commitment to respecting Ancestral Indigenous Communities.

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​​Upcoming Events



'Sending Their Ancestors Home' Exhibithttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/4722'Sending Their Ancestors Home' ExhibitS'edav Va'aki Museum, 4619 E Washington Street.6/22/2023 3:00:00 PM6/1/2024 1:00:00 AMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​Join us at S’edav Va’aki for this unique event where we explore the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, 30 years later and still striving for healing. No
46th Annual S'edav Va'aki Museum Indian Markethttps://www.phoenix.gov/calendar/parks/512946th Annual S'edav Va'aki Museum Indian MarketS'edav Va'aki Museum12/9/2023 4:00:00 PM12/10/2023 11:00:00 PMGP0|#5a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0;L0|#05a6a607d-8eed-4a8d-826c-3328d59cefd0|Parks and Recreation;GTSet|#517b07ab-dd83-4937-994c-c703834583f1;GPP|#c91454cd-5b28-4d66-bc01-17d32298aa9b ​ T h e S’e d av Va’aki Museum Foundation presents the 46th Annual Indian Market at S’e d av Va’aki Museum. The S’edav Va’aki Indian Market will take place on Saturday, December 9 & Sunday, December 10, 2023, from 9am – 4pm. Cost $5 (entrance to museum included) and the market is free to Indigenous peoples, military personnel (active and retired), S’e d av Va’aki Museum Foundation members, children twelve and below, and police and fire. We look forward to showcasing some of Arizona’s and the region’s finest Native American artists at this curated event. In addition to over 100 artisan booths the market will feature traditional Native American performances, ancestral demonstrations, and Native foods. The entire museum and park are open to the public during this event with price of admission. The event is family friendly featuring the KiHiim (O’odham word for village) where visitors can engage in many hands-on activities. Some of these activities are especially suited to children of all ages. These include learning how to use an authentic bow and arrow and an atlatl to throw spears, creating a clay pot, making a beaded bracelet, incising a petroglyph, making paper masks, painting miniature gourds, learning how to hoop dance, and so much more. Visitors will also be able to watch piki bread being made and taste it when it’s finished. They will also be able to taste cooked tepary beans and juices made from native fruits. Please Note There is no ATM or check-cashing on site. Dogs (except for service animals) and firearms are not allowed. The S’e d av Va’aki Museum and the Indian Market are wheelchair-accessible. No


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​​4619 E. Washington St.
Phoenix, Arizona 85034
On the Southwest Corner of 44th St and Washington​ St
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