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"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.
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
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
"Searching for Roots" connects readers to their ancestors. "Copycats" and the call for enforced authenticity regulations.
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.
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.
Urban landscapes of New York City stimulates creativity for another Native artist and administrator.
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.
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
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
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
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.
|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|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.13(6) 2000|