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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.17(5) 2004
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 17 No. 5; July/August 2004

Pow WOW!!

Join us as we dance into the powwow arena for a look at this increasingly popular blend of sacred ritual and entertainment.

Powwow 101
History, music and dance styles, etiquette and more. By Patty

Talahongva (Hopi). Photos by Louis Baca (Santa Clara Pueblo/Tewa) and

Sylvia Montana (Apache/Kickapoo/Mexican).

Powwow Calendar
Details on the top 16 powwows in North America. By Deborah Krol (Salinan/Esselen).

Life on the Powwow Highway
A first-person account. By Dr. Lita Mathews.

Lewis & Clark Bicentennial

Lewis & Clark Revisited: Through Native Eyes

We venture along the Lewis & Clark Trail, viewing this seminal

event in U.S. history from the Native perspective. By Gregory McNamee.

A Lewis & Clark Calendar

Details on events being held this summer and fall commemorating the journey. By Diana Lambdin Meyer.

Indian Gaming

Acoma Pueblo: Merging the Old with the New

New Mexico’s Acoma Pueblo puts its new gaming revenue to good use. By Liz Hill (Ojibwe).

Fritz Scholder Gambler Sketches

Never-before-published sketches of gritty gambler scenes by acclaimed artist Fritz Scholder (Luiseño).

Santa Fe Indian Market 2004 Preview

Details on what’s happening when, on the Plaza and off. By Jason Silverman.

Lu Ann Tafoya: A Tradition of Excellence

This Santa Clara Pueblo potter carries forth her family’s amazing

artistic heritage, securing the 2003 Santa Fe Indian Market Best of

Show award. By Anne Hillerman.

Jarrica One Feather: A Two-Spirited Beader Extraordinaire

The unusual life tale of this talented bead artist. By Gussie Fauntleroy.



A reader sheds some light on our recent look at the Hawaiian island of

Oahu, while a federal inmate seeks a medicine man and a young woman

expresses interest in a career as a restaurant owner.


Native individuals and tribes, now beginning to reap some measure of

financial security, must take the critical next step in improving their

economic future through careful economic planning. By Steve Stallings

(San Luiseño).

On The Wind

A rancher seeks to protect petroglyphs; and a fantastic Aztec-inspired

tapestry seeks a home. Plus, other important news in arts, education,

the environment, business, politics, health and other realms of life in

Indian Country. By Daniel Gibson.


We motor north to Idaho to the Coeur d’Alene Tribe’s big annual bash,

Julyamsh. Plus, details on other special events of Native interest

across North America. By Mikaela Crank (Navajo).

Spirit of the Harvest

Nothing says “Pacific Northwest” louder than salmon, and few people

prepare it better than Dolly Watts, founder and owner of the Liliget

Feast House in Vancouver. Join us for her alder-grilled sockeye salmon

and wild rice pilaf. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.


Our galleries editor returns to Oklahoma to tour the Jacobson House

Native Art Center in Norman, home to the magnificent work of the “Kiowa

Five” and other notable southern Plains Native arts. Also, brief looks

at other Native-oriented galleries throughout the continent. By Russ

Tall Chief (Osage).


Santa Fe is home to many outstanding museums, among them the

state-directed Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, which dedicates its

new exhibition space this summer with Beauty Within. Also, previews of

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

Book Reviews

Our reviewer gets a thrill from the life story of the nation’s first

Native physician, as told by Leon Speroff in Carlos Montezuma, M.D.: A Yavapai American Hero, and delves into Searching For Lost City: On the Trail of America’s Native Languages by Elizabeth Seay. Also, other recently published books of interest. By Deborah Krol (Salinan/Esselen).


Our ears turn to the toe-tapping tunes and life of bluegrass maestro

Glen Bonham (Choctaw) of Tennessee, and give a listen to new works by

Gordon McGilvery (All in the Family), Mary Youngblood (Feed the Fire), Jay Begaye (Song of Colors) and Longhouse (A Warrior’s Journey). By j. poet

Object Name journal
Title Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 17 No. 5; July/August 2004
Published Date July/August 2004
Physical Description 8 x 11 inch softcover, 72 pp.; color images
Catalog Number 2015.2.561
Imagefile 093\20152561.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.17(5) 2004
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples