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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.17(3) 2004
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 17 No. 3; March/April 2004



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.


Travel Section

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

Hilary Wallace.

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

Daniel Gibson.

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

Weston (Diné).


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.

Object Name journal
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
Catalog Number 2015.2.559
Imagefile 093\20152559.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.17(3) 2004
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples