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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.19(3) 2006
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 19 No. 3; May/June 2006


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

Daniel Gibson.

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

Chief (Osage).

Object Name journal
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
Catalog Number 2015.2.597
Imagefile 094\20152597.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.19(3) 2006
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples