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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.21(4) 2008
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 21 No. 4; July/August 2008
Jhane Myers-NoiseCat (Comanche/Blackfeet)—a noted dressmaker, beadworker and traditional regalia designer—in an outfit she and her sister Daneta Kaulay (Kiowa) designed that took first place in the 2007 Santa Fe Indian Market traditional clothing contest. Myers was a consultant to the National Museum of the American Indian’s popular exhibition Identity by Design (closing Aug. 3 in Washington and reopening in New York City on Sept. 8) and in May was selected as the executive director of the American Indian National Center for Television & Film. She has also served as publisher and editor of Oklahoma Casinos & Entertainment magazine, as a motion pictures publicist and directed her own public relations agency. Photo by Kitty Leaken.


Bolo Ties and Necklaces
A series of brief short profiles and photos of diverse, eye-dazzling necklaces and bolo ties created by 15 living Indian artists. Plus a brief history on bolos and neckwear. By Patty Talahongva (Hopi).

Precious Cargo: Cradleboards Then and Now
A look at the history of cradleboards among American Indians and profiles on six artisans who fashion them today. Vanessa Paukeigope Jennings (Kiowa/Gila River Pima), Gary Wayne Johnson (Métis), Charlotte Alley (Eastern Shoshone), Seth Jones (Western Shoshone), Donald “Babe” Hemlock (Mohawk) and Tom Haukaas (Lakota Sioux). By Richard Janulewicz.

2008 Santa Fe Indian Market Events
Details on the primary events of the upcoming 2008 Santa Fe Indian Market, including the popular Native American Clothing Contest. By Gussie Fauntleroy. Photos by Kitty Leaken.

SWAIA Continues Evolutionary Growth
The force behind the Santa Fe Indian Market appoints a new member to its board, Stephanie Pho-Poe Kiger (Santa Clara Pueblo), and announces this year’s fellowship and lifetime achievement award winners. By Gussie Fauntleroy.

Whitehawk Antique Indian Art Show
The granddaddy of all Indian antique art shows marks its 30th anniversary this August in Santa Fe. By Gussie Fauntleroy.

Giving Back: Tribal Philanthropy Thrives
With increasing funds flowing to tribes from Indian gaming, tribal philanthropy has come into its own, with grants supporting projects for non-gaming tribes and communities. By Daniel Gibson.


The former U.S. Attorney for New Mexico discusses the fractured jurisdictional legal system in Indian Country, the difficulties it poses for law enforcement and its impact on tribal sovereignty. By David Claudio Iglesias (Kuna).

On The Wind
Douglas Miles instills pride in his Apache skateboard team; plus brief notes on recent music releases. 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.

Hoop rules in Indian Country, as seen at the Native American Basketball Invitational, held every July in Phoenix. Plus details on other special events of Native interest across North America. By Daniel Gibson.

Spirit of the Harvest
The revival of the fabled La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona is spurred on by the delicious food coming out of its popular kitchen, including this grilled churro lamb dish. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.

Take a walk on the wild side as we venture into the Maya underworld in Belize. By Hilary Wallace Brelsford.

Bob and Marylou Best began their ongoing collecting odyssey with the purchase of a single storyteller figurine in 1956 at the Santa Fe Indian Market. Story by Hollis Walker. Photos by Kitty Leaken.

We continue our Great Chiefs series with a profile on Chief Pontiac, the brilliant Ottawa leader who fought the British army to a standstill in the Ohio River Valley in the 1760s. By Gregory McNamee.

We head to San Francisco to tour the notable gallery Images of the North, a host of the annual show and sale of the Cape Dorset Print Collection. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented galleries
throughout the continent. By Russ Tall Chief (Osage).

The Alutiiq Museum and Archaeological Repository of Kodiak, Alaska, under executive director Sven Haakanson Jr., hosts an exceptional exhibition of masks taken from the island in 1872. Also, notes on other
museum exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).

Our reviewer picks Native Intelligence by Lorna Rainey (Choctaw), a whodunit page-turner perfect for a day at the beach or swinging in a hammock. She also peruses the definitive Southwestern Indian Jewelry: Crafting New Traditions by Dexter Cirillo, with photography by Addison Doty. Plus other recently published titles of interest. by Debra Utacia Krol (Salinan/Esselen).

Object Name journal
Title Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 21 No. 4; July/August 2008
Published Date July/August 2008
Physical Description 8 x 11 inch softcover, 80 pp.; color images
Catalog Number 2015.2.589
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LCNO E75 .N398 v.21(4) 2008
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples