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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.17(6) 2004
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 17 No. 6; September/October 2004


The National Museum of the American Indian Opens at Last


All That Glitters: Precious Jewelry
Stones, as we see in this look at the movement’s history and brief
profiles on more than 20 leading artisans: Jesse Monongya, Sonwai, Larry Golsh, Carl and Irene Clark, Myron Panteah, Don Supplee, Al Nez,
Harvey Begay, Dina Huntinghorse, Lyndon Tsosie, Andrew Redhorse
Alvarez, the Gaussoin family, Bill Helin, Kenneth Johnson, Vernon
Haskie, Roy Talahaftewa and Victoria Adams. Also, where to shop and
what to look for. By Dr. Gregory Schaaf (Cherokee).

Creative Journeys
Meet two Best of Class winners at the 2003 Santa Fe Indian Market
Lifetimes of Artistic Excellence
Southwestern Association for Indian Arts: potter Dextra
Quotskuyva (Hopi) and weaver Clara Sherman (Navajo). By Carole Nez

Native Cinema Showcase: Refocusing Indian Images
annual late-August film festival in Santa Fe is gaining renown as
a great venue for cutting-edge films produced largely by Native talent.
By Jason Silverman.

Special Delivery!
The U.S. Postal Service has a long and colorful history of featuring
Native designs, art and historical figures on stamps, including a brand-new series. By Deborah Paddison.

History: Ely Parker: Ely Parker (Seneca) was a remarkable man by any measure, yet this lawyer, engineer, brigadier general, secretary to Ulysses S. Grant and first Native director of the Bureau of Indian Affairs is largely
unknown. By John Christian Hopkins (Narragansett).



We take a few bows over our coverage of powwows in the previous issue,

as well as clear up some confusion over a powwow we suggested folks

visit in New York.


Preserving the past while raising the curtain on a more promising

future, cultural centers and art museums run by Natives are a welcome

addition on the world’s cultural stage. By Della Warrior


On the Wind

Loss of red and yellow cedar trees imperils traditional Northwest

carving; and new animated film Raven Steals the Sun goes into full

production. Plus, other important news in the arts, education, the

environment, business, politics, sports, health and other realms of

life in Indian Country. By Daniel Gibson.


Join us as we check out the biggest powwow east of the Mississippi,

Schemitzun in Connecticut, and the Northern Plains Indian Market in

South Dakota. Plus, details on other special events of Native interest

across North America. By Daniel Gibson.

Spirit of the Harvest

Keeping alive the Native crops and recipes of the pueblos of northern

New Mexico has been the calling of the Casados family, whose recipe for

red, white and blue tamales will have your mouth watering. By Beverly

Cox and Martin Jacobs.


The Indian art world turns to Santa Fe in August, as do we with a

profile of Kiva Fine Art. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented

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


One of Canada’s finest museums, the Museum of Anthropology of the

University of British Columbia in Vancouver, hosts a superb exhibition

of the work of acclaimed Haida artist Robert Davidson. Also, previews

of other shows at major museums coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).


We delve into the realm of fine art in Allan Houser: An American Master by W. Jackson Rushing III, and current history in Coyote Warrior: One Man, Three Tribes, and the Trial That Forged a Nation by Paul VanDevelder. Plus recently published books of interest. By Deborah Krol (Salinan/Esselen).

Film & Video

Join us for a screening of the notable film Black Cloud,

written and directed by Rick Schroder and starring Native talents Eddie

Spears, Russell Means, Julia Jones, Tim Sampson and Nathaniel Arcand,

as well as country/western star Tim McGraw and Peter Greene. By Daniel



Singer and song maker Jay Begaye (Navajo) found his calling in music,

Object Name journal
Title Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 17 No. 6; 2004
Published Date September/October 2004
Physical Description 8 x 11 inch softcover, 94 pp.; color images
Catalog Number 2015.2.556
Imagefile 093\20152556.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.17(6) 2004
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples