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"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 20 No. 6; November/December 2007 FEATURES
On The Cover
Printmaker, carver, regalia designer and jeweler Richard Hunt
(Kwagiulth) of Victoria, British Columbia displays the traditional
regalia he wears when he dances the Klasala (peace dance), including a
mother-of-pearl button blanket of his own design sewn by his sister,
Shirley. On his head is a bear frontlet and in his lap is his
Thunderbird headdress, which he wears when he dances the famed Hamatsa
(wild man dance). Hunt’s Indian name, Gwe-la-yo-gwe-la-gya-lis, means
“a man that travels and wherever he goes, he potlatches.” Photo by
Potlatch: Profound Ceremony and Celebration, Northwest Coast Style
The season of giving among the Native people of the Pacific Northwest
is not restricted to one time of the year, as explored in this look at
the history and current practices associated with the rich, complex and
compelling customs of the potlatch. By Richard Walker (Mexican/Yaqui).
With historic photography, and contemporary photos by Molly
Native Nacimientos: Cross-Cultural Christmas Art
Native artists of the Southwest use traditional pottery and carving
techniques to create charming Indian-style Nativity scenes, as seen in
the work of Mary Trujillo, Troy Sice, Paul and Dorothy Gutierrez, Gerti
Sanchez, Wilson Romero, Mary Ellen Toya, Harry Benally, Mary Lucero,
and Betty and Robert Naranjo. By Gussie Fauntleroy.
2007 Holiday Gift Guide
Our annual guide to some of the unique handmade arts and crafts created
by Native artists coast to coast, and some select books, CDs and other
Native peoples have always known the universe is interconnected—now
quantum physics proves it so, leading to the author’s plea for the
integration of science, traditional knowledge and contemporary life. By
Phillip Duran (Tigua).
On The Wind
Native America is producing a new generation of scientists and
engineers; an Ojibwe canoe lands in Russia; and plans are under way to
designate a national holiday honoring Indians. Also, other important
news in the arts, education, the environment, business, politics,
sports, health and other realms of life in Indian Country. By Daniel
The Autry National Center in Los Angeles hosts a quartet of notable
events in November: Intertribal Marketplace, Oaxacan Folk Art and
Zapotec Textiles Show, Native Harvests and Native Voices at the Autry.
Plus details on other special events of Native interest across North
America. By Daniel Gibson.
Spirit of the Harvest
Lysanne O’Bomsawin (Abenaki) pursues her vision of food fusion at the
annual First Peoples’ Festival in Montreal, including the delicious
duck pâté described here. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, we drop by the Wampanoag Homesite at
Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts to get “the rest of
the story.” By Steve Mirsky.
Jim Thorpe (Sac & Fox), a college football sensation at Carlisle, a
founding member of the NFL, a Major League Baseball star and an Olympic
hero, is arguably the greatest athlete in American history. By Mike
We travel to the eastern end of Long Island to visit a hidden gem, the
Shinnecock Trading Post in Southampton, New York. Also, brief looks at
other Native-oriented galleries throughout the continent. By Russ Tall
We review five books for Christmas: Chickasaw: Unconquered and
Unconquerable, Contemporary Southwestern Jewelry, Gilbert Ortega: The
Story of the Man Behind the Name, Native Athletes in Action! and When
the Shadbush Blooms. By Deborah Utacia Krol (Salinan/Esselen).
Our editor sits down for a conversation with singing sensation Jenna
Mammina (Tewa) and takes a listen to No eXit by A.M. Martinez and Mac
Suazo; The Color of Morning by Verdell Primeaux, Johnny Mike, Xavier
Quijas Yxayotl, Steven Frailey and Stephen Butler; and Dancers of
Mother Earth by the Todi Neesh Zhee Singers. By j. poet.
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 20 No. 6; November/December 2007|
|Published Date||November/December 2007|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 72 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.20(6) 2007|