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"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 17 No. 3; March/April 2004
ON THE COVER
Join us as we journey to the
diverse lands, people and events of “Indian Country” throughout North
America. Photos (top to bottom): Paul Hugo (Nunamiut) in Anaktuvuk Pass
by Hilary Wallace; Native Hawaiians on Oahu by Lynn Francis (Akwesasne
Mohawk); Barona Valley Ranch golf course; Potawatomi Casino lobby.
Featured Destination: Alaska
us for an exploration of the “real” Alaska, with its vast Native lands
stretching from the tundra of the Arctic Ocean to the rain forests of
southeast Alaska, as we visit some of its villages, historic sites,
museums, cultural centers and special events. Story and photos by
On the Medicine Line of the Blackfeet
Take a glimpse into southern Alberta, land of the Blackfeet people. By Kennerly Clay.
Waimanalo: The Heart of Native Hawaii
Enjoy a leisurely look at life Hawaiian style on Oahu. Story and photos by Cynthia Norris.
Exploring Georgia’s Native Heritage
Join us on a statewide tour of Georgia’s rich Native past, including
state parks, museums, cultural centers and special events. Story and
photos by Vicki Rozema.
Tribal Hospitality Shines at Luxury Resorts
The days of Spartan accommodations, or none at all, on Indian lands are
over, as we see in this look at six deluxe Native-owned lodging
properties across America. By Deborah Krol (Salinan/Esselen).
Native Resource Travel Guide
Hundreds of listings divided by region and state provide travelers with
details on tour operators, museums, cultural centers, historic sites
and other possibilities for exploring America’s Native roots and
ongoing, living traditions.
Indian Gaming Section
Casino Art and Architecture
Gone are the pop-up tents and smoky, bare interiors of Indian casinos,
as millions of dollars are poured into building elaborate and beautiful
facilities that often make striking statements about a tribe’s cultural
heritage. By John Villani.
Gaming Tribal Profiles: Tunica-Biloxi
We continue our series of profiles of tribes using gaming income to
transform their existence with a look at the many innovative and
exciting developments on the Tunica-Biloxi reservation of Louisiana. By
Liz Hill (Ojibwe).
The need has never been greater to protect Alaska’s Native cultures
from commercial exploitation, including inappropriate use of clan
crests, regalia, totems, and other artistic and intellectual property
rights. By Don Bremner (Tlingit).
On the Wind
Artrain pulls out; and young artists receive a hand up from SWIF. Plus,
other important news in arts, the environment, business, politics,
health and other realms of life in Indian Country. By Daniel Gibson.
The Clark County Heritage Museum in Henderson, Nevada, just a chip’s
throw from Las Vegas, is home to the well-regarded and popular Native
American Arts Festival, being held this year April 2–4. Plus, details
on other special events of Native interest across North America. By
Spirit of the Harvest
Late winter is the perfect time for some comfort food, Oklahoma style,
as we dig into cracklin’ cornbread, eggs scrambled with green onions
and huckleberry pie. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.
Keeping with our Alaska theme, we head north to Alaska Ivory Exchange
in Anchorage and its stunning collection of jewelry made from
fossilized mammoth ivory and contemporary carvings made from walrus
ivory. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented galleries throughout
the continent. By Russ Tall Chief (Osage).
Another Arctic people, Canada’s Inuit culture, are the creative force
behind an exhibition of prints, sculpture, drawings and jewelry titled Isumavut,
now showing at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.
Also, previews of other shows at major museums coast to coast. By Wendy
Our music editor settles into an easy chair with the soothing music of Eli Secody (Navajo) and his latest CD, Butterfly, inspired by the Native American Church. Also brief reviews of works by George Leach (Just Where I’m At), Kevin Locke (Midnight Strong Heart), R. Carlos Nakai (Sanctuary), and Alex and Melissa Maldonado (Maso). By j. poet.
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 17 No. 3; March/April 2004|
|Published Date||March/April 2004|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 94 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.17(3) 2004|