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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.16(1) 2002
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 16 No. 1; November/December 2002

Native Scientists Taking Off
A special look at a special class of Native Americans—engineers,
astronauts, geologists and others involved in science and technical
fields. A profile of the national organization that has played a pivotal role

in their careers: the American Indian Science and Engineering Society.

By Daniel Gibson.

Astronaut John Herrington (Chickasaw). By Philip Chien.

Hydrologist and potter Al Qoyawayma (Hopi). By Bruce Hucko.

Engineer Mary Ross (Cherokee). By Laurel Sheppard.

Holiday Memories

Five prominent and talented Native American writers and musicians
recall the novel ways that their particular families across America
marked the passing of this most holy season. By Joy Harjo (Muskogee),

Larry Littlebird (Laguna/Santo Domingo Pueblo), Howard Rainer (Taos
Pueblo), Fred Ranco (Penobscot) and Joanne Shenandoah (Oneida).
Illustrations by Douglas Miles (San Carlos Apache/Akimel O’odham).

Holiday Gift Guide

We separate the wheat from the chaff in our annual suggestions in

pictures and text of outstanding gifts created by Native artists and

craftspeople, as well as records, books and other goods.

Native New York

Beneath the gritty veneer of New York City lies the beating heart of

its Indian roots. Explore this fascinating and hidden realm, with a

focus on the island of Ma-na-hat-tan. By Evan Pritchard (Micmac).

Photography By Caryn Davis.

Threads: A Look At Native Textiles

We sample the incredible work being done in weaving, quilting and other

textile arts with profiles on Ramona Sakiestewa (Hopi) by Ann Marshall;

Margaret Wood (Navajo) and D.Y. Begay (Navajo/Seminole) by Patty

Talahongva (Hopi); and a brief look at Morris Muskett (Navajo).



Our animated readers discuss the pros and cons of the film Windtalkers

and other recent topics covered in the magazine; and point out a few


On the Wind

Important news from the arts, business, environment, education,

politics, health and other realms of life in Indian Country. By Daniel



We head to balmy climes in the South and Southwest for a look at the

Miccosukee Indian Arts Festival near Miami, Florida, and to the new

grounds of the Pueblo Grande Indian Market in Phoenix. Plus, details on

other special events of Native interest across North America. By Daniel


Spirit of the Harvest

As winter settles in, one craves a hearty, sustaining meal, as

delivered in this mouthwatering array of maple-vinegar rack of venison,

cranberry-maple sauce and wild rice Johnny cakes. Yum! By Beverly Cox

And Martin Jacobs.


We return to our brief, informative artist profiles with a snapshot of

the extraordinary basket maker Linda Aguilar (Chumash), whose specialty

is tiny horsehair works. By Richard A. Payne Wyndot

Focus on Education

World-famous Navajo artist R.C. Gorman creates a new Pendleton Woolen

Mills-woven custom blanket to benefit educational efforts by Native

Americans. By Suzette Brewer Cherokee.


Oklahoma City is now home to the new Cactus Moon Ranch, where you can

find an interesting mix of Southwestern Native arts and regional

furniture. Also, brief looks at other exhibitions at leading Native

arts-oriented galleries throughout North America. By Russ Tall Chief



Join us as we visit "Connections Across Generations: The Avery

Collection of American Indian Paintings" at Tucson's Arizona State

Museum. Also, previews of other exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy

Weston Navajo.


Our book editor takes us back to the heady days when Indians ruled Alcatraz with her review of Heart of the Rock: The Indian Invasion of Alcatraz

by Adam Fortunate Eagle (Ojibwe); and to some charming stories of a

much earlier and quieter time among various Californian tribes in Rez Dogs Eat Beans and Other Tales by Gordon Johnson (Cahuilla/Cupeno). By Debra Utacia Krol Salinan/Esselen.


Tune into the exciting, moving and unusual music of Rose Moore (Cherokee) and her new CD, Spirit of Silence;

as well as quick samples of new work by new sensation Derek Miller

(Mohawk) and the irrepressible Arigon Starr (Kickapoo). By j. poet.

Object Name journal
Title Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 16 No. 1; November/December 2002
Published Date November/December 2002
Physical Description 8 x 11 inch softcover, 88 pp.; color images
Catalog Number 2015.2.572
Imagefile 093\20152572.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.16(1) 2002
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples