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"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 19 No. 3; May/June 2006
ON THE COVER
Few Americans have ever matched
the dignity, courage and wisdom possessed by Chief Joseph of the Nez
Perce people of Idaho, as seen in this image taken in 1877. Photo by
Frank Jay Haynes.
Carving Out a Place in the World: Inuit Art of Canada
We venture north to the realm of the Inuit people of the eastern Arctic
region of Canada, where a compelling and popular art form has developed
over the past half-century: figurative carving. A look at its roots,
evolution and some living carvers. By Norman Vorano.
Bringing Tradition Forward: Contemporary Native Art at the Eiteljorg
Indian art at the Eiteljorg Museum in Indianapolis is hardly stuck in
the past. In fact, the museum has an ambitious and exciting
contemporary Native arts acquisition and exhibition program, in
addition to its noteworthy Fellowship for Native American Fine Art,
launched in 1999. By Julianna Thibodeaux.
Back to the Future: David Robert Boxley
At the relatively tender age of 24, David Boxley (Tsimshian) of Juneau
has achieved a rare measure of professional success with his paintings
and woodcarvings, many based on centuries-old styles he has adopted
from his rich personal and tribal heritage. Plus, a preview of the June
2006 Eiteljorg Museum Indian Market in Indianapolis. By Gussie
Let the Games Begin!
The equivalent of the Olympic Games for Indians will take over Denver
July 2-9 when some 10,000 competitors gather to test their skills and
join together in solidarity at the North American Indigenous Games. By
Chief Joseph: A Man of His People
The trials and tribulations of Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce are
legendary, as are his accomplishments and dignity in the face of
adversity. A look at his remarkable true story from the author of a
fascinating new book on this heroic American. by Kent Nerburn
Several readers respond to our article on the film The New World, as well as our profile on the great chief Cochise.
On the Wind
The long-awaited Acoma Pueblo Cultural Center and Museum will open this
May. Also, other important news in the arts, education, the
environment, business, politics, sports, health and other realms of
life in Indian Country. By Daniel Gibson.
Visit one of the world’s most stunning prehistoric archeological sites,
Mesa Verde National Park in southwestern Colorado, which hosts a wide
range of exciting special events this year marking the park’s
centennial. Plus details on other special events of Native interest
across North America. By Daniel Gibson.
Spirit of the Harvest
A feast of strawberries based on recipes by renowned Native cook and
author Dale Carson (Algonquin). By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.
Dr. Richard and Dr. Becky Feldman of Indianapolis have amassed an
outstanding body of diverse historic works based on the criterion that
the pieces must make an emotional impact on them. By Julianna
Thibodeaux. Photos by Shawn Spence.
The Olympic Peninsula of Washington is both a breathtakingly beautiful
place as well as home to the culturally rich Klallam, Makah, Quileute,
Hoh and Quinault peoples. Join us on a brief tour. By Richard Walker
(Mexican/Yaqui) and Molly Neely-Walker (Snohomish/Skagit).
Many treasures of the Iroquois people are protected but available for
public inspection at the small Six Nations Indian Museum in Onchiota,
New York, founded and run by the Fadden family. Also, notes on other
museum exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).
Advertiser and Web site indexes
Best known for his outstanding writing, N. Scott Momaday (Kiowa) is
also an accomplished artist, as an exhibition at the Jacobson House
Native Art Center in Norman, Oklahoma proves. Also, brief looks at
other Native-oriented galleries throughout the continent. By Russ Tall
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 19 No. 3; May/June 2006|
|Published Date||May/June 2006|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 64 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.19(3) 2006|