Tribes 131 Art Gallery
The USA’s premier Native American art collection.

Tribes 131 is located in Norman, Oklahoma and is considered a treasure where people can indulge themselves in the history, culture and celebration of Native American art. A fixture in Norman since 1990, Tribes has evolved into a much broader range of styles and mediums than when it first opened, and has been described as a visual feast where within the walls one will find historical, abstract, contemporary, traditional and pop art original paintings.

A vast array of pottery, baskets, textiles, beadwork, bronzes, alabaster carvings, cultural items, books, contemporary and traditional hand crafted jewelry can also be found here.

The original Tribes was located in downtown Norman on Main Street for 16 years. That location was closed and a year later launched at its current location of 131 24th Avenue NW, in Norman.  Tribes Gallery was developed out of need for a local outlet for the artists, it has grown beyond just a space where people can see art because there is so much more going on inside.

Up and coming artists are afforded the opportunity to grow and gain valuable information for a professional career while working beside some of the most seasoned and recognized artists in the industry.


“The love and passion for the arts and in turn the culture is embedded within every gallery owner. It is a common bond we share, there are many wonderful galleries and venues in our State and Nation that focus on Native American art, I am honored to work with and be among them.”  -Leslie Pate

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“The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls. “
Pablo Picasso
“If you hear a voice within you say ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.”
Vincent Van Gogh


We are the primary source for the newly launched collection of Giclee reproductions by late artist Mirac Creepingbear as well as housing the largest inventory of his original paintings for sale.