|Call#||E75 .N398 v.22(1) 2009|
"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 22 No. 1; January/February 2009 ON THE COVER
The image of this elderly Navajo woman, whose identity is a mystery, was adopted by artist Ryan Singer (Navajo) (see story p. 38) from a photo in a program guide to a Navajo Nation Fair held in the 1980s. The work, titled “Generations,” is an acrylic-on-canvas painting measuring 24 by 30 inches. “The photo spoke to me about the resilience and beauty of this elderly woman,” explains Singer, “and of one generation speaking to the next, looking backward and forward at the same time.” Photo of the artwork by Hector Acuna.
Thinking Outside the Cube: Jeweler Cody Sanderson
Visit with this wildly creative jeweler, whose Best of Show piece at the 2008 Heard Museum Guild Indian Fair & Market was a silver repoussé version of a Rubik’s Cube. By RoseMary Diaz (Tewa–Santa Clara Pueblo).
Profiles of four artists breaking out of the confines of their respective media: painter Ryan Singer (Diné); jeweler Veronica Poblano (Zuni Pueblo); dancer, law student and bead artist Dallin Maybee (Northern Arapaho/Seneca); and wood turner Nathan Hart (Cheyenne/Arapaho). By Gussie Fauntleroy.
Moving Past Decorative Arts: Nora Naranjo-Morse
Santa Clara Pueblo artist Nora Naranjo Morse produces artwork that isnot only a joy to look at, but also poses profound questions, moving beyond beauty to a place of deep thought. By Aleta M. Ringlero (Pima).
The Hopi Way: A Tribal Snapshot
Our writer heads home to provide visitors with personal insights into Hopi history and arts, as well as tips on making the most of a visit to this extraordinary place. By Patty Talahongva (Hopi).
Readers chime in on a number of previous articles, from all-time favorite films with Native ?themes to a story about Hispanic-Indian relations.
On The Wind
Successful programs run by tribal governments are recognized by the Honoring Nations program; ?Apache teens launch a Crown Dance group; and the National Indian Youth Leadership Project steps up. ?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.
We travel north to Canada for the annual National Aboriginal Achievement Awards. ?Plus details on other special events of Native interest across North America. By Daniel Gibson.
Spirit of the Harvest
A classic French tart gets a Southwestern Native makeover with a delicious prickly pear sauce by chefs ?including Bertina Cadman (Diné) of the Native American Culinary Program at Classic Cooking Academy in ?Scottsdale, Arizona. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.
A century ago, one of America’s greatest military strategists, who also was a gifted healer and visionary, died after leading U.S. Army forces on a tremendous series of evasive maneuvers. His name: Geronimo. By Gregory McNamee.
Survey the outstanding Native artworks of Ray Newlon and Janice Taylor in their home in Laveen, Arizona, which reflect affordable collecting techniques and the couple’s familial ties to many of the artists. By Amy Abrams. Photos by Gary Johnson.
The Autry National Center in Los Angeles has emerged as a powerhouse through such shows ?at its upcoming Masters of the American West Exhibition and Sale. Also, notes on other museum ?exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).
Can art be a force for spiritual and mental recovery? The Art of Healing Gallery in the Oklahoma City?Indian Clinic would seem to confirm this. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented galleries throughout ?the continent. By Russ Tall Chief (Osage).
In the Shadow of the Eagle: A Tribal Representative in Maine by Donna M. Loring (Penobscot) provides fascinating insight into the workings of state government in Maine as it affects Native tribes. And, the inspiring and little-known life of a leading Indian artist of her time is explored in Fire Light: The Life of Angel De Cora, Winnebago Artist, by Linda M. Waggoner. Plus notes of other recently released books of interest. By Debra Utacia Krol (Salinan/Esselen).
Canyon Records launches a new sub-label, the Explorer Series, featuring world Indigenous music ?and classical music created by Native American artists—as with the superb new CD Portraits by classical ?guitarist Gabriel Ayala (Yaqui). By j. poet.
In this issue we explore the history, materials and relative value of three small but fine rugs by Sadie Buck (Navajo) and an old pot of great character by an unknown Zuni artist. By Christy Vezolles (Shawnee).
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 22 No. 1; January/February 2009|
|Published Date||January/February 2009|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 80 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.22(1) 2009|