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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75.N398v.20(3)2007(copy 2)
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 20 No. 3; May/June 2007

On the Cover:

A Pueblo Indian of New Mexico, simply identified as Wyemah,

photographed by Edward S. Curtis circa 1905 (published in Indians of

North America,1900–1910, courtesy Library of Congress), looks across

the ages and the superimposed image by Kyle Gerstner of a great blue

heron hunting its next meal in the Wakarusa Wetlands of Kansas. Sacred

places like these wetlands are continually being threatened by

inappropriate development and misuse.


Sacred Ground: Landscapes as Living Spirit

American Indians consider the land a living entity and believe certain

places have powerful spiritual forces associated with them. Many sacred

places are threatened by inappropriate development today, while some

have been permanently protected. Read about the significance of holy

places such as the San Francisco Peaks in northern Arizona, Devil’s

Tower in northeastern Wyoming, Bear Butte in South Dakota and the Zuni

Salt Lake in western New Mexico—and the battles to save them from

housing tracts, strip mining, chemical plants and other assaults. By

Jake Page.

Pointing Toward Perfection

Many of the finest Native artists in America will gather again for the

2007 Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market in Indianapolis on June 23,

including some of last year’s prize winners: potters Judy Tafoya (Santa

Clara Pueblo) and Lincoln Tafoya (Comanche/Santa Clara Pueblo),

sculptor Adrian Wall (Jemez Pueblo/Chippewa) and jeweler Allison Lee

(Diné). Plus details on the 2007 event. By RoseMary Diaz (Santa Clara


Full Steam Ahead at the Eiteljorg Museum

The Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis forges on with an ambitious

schedule for 2007, including Totems to Turquoise: Native North American

Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest, the Quest for the West

Show and Sale, and the interactive exhibit Stagecoach, plus the fifth

round of its acclaimed fellowship program and many exciting special

events. By Jennifer Complo McNutt.



We hear from a reader about our article on the Dakota War of 1862,

respond to a question regarding our coverage of the southeastern U.S.

and provide a few clarifications of previous articles.

On The Wind

A look at the dangerous bareback horse-racing circuit and the Boy

Scouts of America reach out to Native Americans. Also, other important

news in the arts, education, the environment, business, politics,

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



Great Lakes Indian culture is undergoing a slow but steady revival,

which is celebrated at the 4th annual Gathering of Great Lakes Nations

in June in Portland, Indiana. Plus details on other special events of

Native interest across North America. By Daniel Gibson.

Spirit of the Harvest

Marlene Hale (Athabascan), owner of Chef Maluh’s Catering in Vancouver,

has made a career out of cooking fine and healthy meals based on the

traditional diets of her ancestors, such as bannock buns and grilled

wild salmon. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.


For Terry and Becky Rader, their introduction to collecting Native art

was a chance stop at the annual Hopi Festival of Arts and Culture at

the Museum of Northern Arizona in Flagstaff. Today they have assembled

an outstanding collection of Native art that graces their Detroit home.

Story by Mark Stryker. Photos by Michelle Matiyow.


We continue our series “Great Chiefs” with a profile of Native

Californian Captain Jack, brave leader of the Modoc War of 1873. By

Debra Utacia Krol (Salinan/Esselen).


Join us for a tour of the stunning Gallery at 17 Peck in Providence,

Rhode Island. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented galleries

throughout the continent. By Russ Tall Chief (Osage).


Also in Rhode Island, we drop by the homey and charming Tomaquag Indian

Memorial Museum in Exeter, which focuses on preserving Narragansett

culture. Also, notes on other museum exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).


Read a timely profile on flautist Mary Youngblood, who just received

her second Grammy, this time for her album Dance With The Wind. Also,

brief reviews of Brulé’s Kinship, Jana’s American Indian Story and

Robert Tree Cody and Will Clipman’s Heart of the Wind. By j.


Object Name journal
Title Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 20 No. 3; May/June 2007
Published Date May/June 2007
Physical Description 8 x 11 inch softcover, 72 pp.; color images
Catalog Number 2015.2.593
Imagefile 094\20152593.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.20(3) 2007 (copy 2
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples