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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.13(6) 2000
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 13 No. 6; September/October 2000

ON THE COVER

Arresting creations like the coiled, Best of Show piece woven by Joyce

Ann Saufkie (Hopi), have generated a buzz of interest from collectors

and galleries. Seven-month old Elaina Garcia, daughter of Blue Rain

Gallery owner Leroy Garcia, demonstrates her own interest in basket

collecting. Photo by Lynn Lockwood.

FEATURES

Reweaving Tradition: New Trends in Contemporary Southwestern Basketry


For many cultures, the status of basketmaking is on the verge of

disappearing. For a contemporary generation of Navajo weavers, a

revived movement combining edgy aesthetics and computer technology is

taking this ancient form to new levels. Meet some innovators behind

this renaissance, whose transformations in basketry design merge

traditional myths and landscapes with abstract variations in color and

texture. by Eric David Tack, M.D. Photography by Bruce Hucko

The Art of Casting Bronze


Acclaimed sculptor Estella Loretto shares the path of an unusual,

inspired career, and her gentle process of casting a larger-than-life

bronze, Morning Prayer, an autobiographical monument to gratitude and

the Jemez Pueblo way of life. By Nancy Ellis, Photography by Chuck West

Pathways
Quinnehtukut,

or Connecticut, Algonquian for the land "beside the long tidal river."

Museums, cultural sites, resorts and casinos-a historic and

contemporary tour of the Eastern Woodland tribal nations.
By Hope Philbrick.

Artist Profile: James Lavadour


Enthralled by the forces of land, energy and water, landscape painter

James Lavadour composes mysterious events of nature to canvas. By

Daniel Gibson, Photography by Walter BigBee Comanche

Collections: James T. Bialac


To attorney James T. Bialac, collecting is a quest for beauty. Part One

of a Two-part series examines a legendary assembly of works-historic to

contemporary-exhibited throughout his home. This fine collection

gathered over the last forty years spans the most exciting one-hundred

years of Native American art. By Joel Harnett, Photography by Janise

Witt

DEPARTMENTS

Letters
"Searching for Roots" connects readers to their ancestors. "Copycats" and the call for enforced authenticity regulations.

Viewpoint


As shadows lengthened for the month of August, Native students and

faculty opened the school year in a beautiful new Institute of American

Indian Arts campus. Long the dream of many it truly is the

manifestation of the vision of Lloyd Kiva New. By Dave Warren

Tewa-Santa Clara Pueblo

On the Wind


Indian humor and Native symphonies-Club Red radio-comedy programs begin

satellite broadcasts, and the Native Sun Symphony Orchestra debuts in

Connecticut. Also, Canada announces its National Native Role Models.

Happening


The Big Apple is host to the Native American Film and Video Festival,

screening some 60 different films and videos-plus, autumn Indian

Markets in Los Angeles and Dallas, pow wows and more.

Spirit of the Harvest
T'ant'a wawas: Andean All Saints' Day bread, and pre-Hispanic traditions of honoring departed loved ones.

Focus on Education


Tribal colleges tackle the "Digital Divide" in Indian Country through

initiatives to link communities\' access to global resources.

Reflections
Urban landscapes of New York City stimulates creativity for another Native artist and administrator.

Galleries


From Jaune Quick-to-See Smith to Dan Lomahaftewa-the Jan Cicero

Gallery, presenting abstract, contemporary Native art in Chicago for

nearly twenty-five years.

Museums


Housing 16,000-plus Native art objects, the Denver Art Museum has

garnered prominent acclaim for innovative exhibits and permanent

collections. Plus, upcoming exhibitions from Native Peoples affiliates

and others.

Book Reviews


A fact-based saga by James Welch, "The Heartsong of Charging Elk,"

tells the story of an Oglala Sioux who travels from tribal life in the

Black Hills to existence on the streets of Marseille. Also, a new

release from Joseph Bruchac, "Squanto's Journey: The Story of the First

Thanksgiving."

Music Reviews


Pow wows, symphonies and Gospel: the Black Lodge Singers of White Swan,

Washington bring Northern style singing to people of all nations. Plus,

Windfall, a new release by Chester Knight and the Wind; and a Naturally

Native soundtrack that delivers an eclectic collection by various

artists.

Film/Video Reviews


A PBS production, "The Mystery of Chaco Canyon," explores the enigmas

posed by massive pre-historic ruins in New Mexico; and "Tales of

Wonder" an enchanting collection of Native stories for children,

including Little Gray Bat and Rabbit & the Bear.



Object Name journal
Title Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 13 No. 6; September/October 2000
Published Date September/October 2000
Physical Description 8 x 11 inch softcover, 64 pp.; color images
Catalog Number 2015.2.610
Imagefile 094\20152610.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.13(6) 2000
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples