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"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 18 No. 4; July/August 2005
ON THE COVER
Floyd Red Crow Westerman
(Dakota), star of numerous movies and television shows, wears a
19th-century Crow war shirt of indigo-dyed wool trade cloth with ermine
fur drops, and holds a Crow tanned-hide rifle case, circa 1890, with
Venetian seed beads. Photo by Daniel Nadelbach. Shirt courtesy of
Sherwoods Spirit of America of Santa Fe. Rifle case courtesy of Morning
Star Gallery of Santa Fe.
Indian Antique Arts
of the world’s finest art antiques were created by American Indian
artisans of the past, as seen in this selection of photos of
outstanding baskets, carvings, masks, weavings, pottery and other
pieces. Plus, profiles of a handful of important Indian antiques
dealers and collectors, and details on the major annual sales events.
By Gussie Fauntleroy.
Flying High with Floyd Red Crow Westerman
We visit with the well-known actor, musician and activist, who recently received a second lease on life. By Daniel Gibson.
Back on the Lewis & Clark Trail
We resume our review of the Lewis and Clark expedition of 200 years
ago, picking up the trail in South Dakota and continuing to the Oregon
coast. A key element: the role of Sacagawea. Plus, details on this
summer’s commemorative events along the trail. By Diana Lambdin Meyer.
Art by Jesse Henderson (Chippewa/Cree).
Good Fellows: Indian Market Honors Exceptional Talent
Buffalo horn carver Kevin Pourier (Oglala Lakota), rawhide artisan
Jerry Ingram (Choctaw/Cherokee) and basket weaver Carol
Emarthle-Douglas (Seminole/Northern Arapaho) secure fellowships to help
them pursue and perfect their arts. Plus details on the August 2005
Santa Fe Indian Market. By Jason Silverman.
On the Diamond: Native Baseball Players
Since the late 1800s, Native baseball players have competed at the top
level in major-league baseball, and they continue to do so today—a
little-known and remarkable story. By Jeff Powers-Beck.
is painful but important for humanity to never forget the calamities of
the past, as in the recent dedication of a memorial to the tragedy of
the Navajo people at Bosque Redondo in New Mexico. By Jennifer Nez
On the Wind
The Cherokee return to Chattanooga, Tennessee in a moving dedication of
a monumental artwork. 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.
Pack up the pickup and head to the Shoshone Bannock Indian Festival in
Fort Hall, Idaho. Plus details on other special events of Native
interest across North America. By Daniel Gibson.
Spirit of the Harvest
For eons the Akimel O’odham people of Arizona have been cooking up
delicious meals from natural desert foods, as these recipes for
mesquite bread, prickly pear cactus jelly and eggs mixed with cactus
By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.
We drop in on the Deschutes Gallery in Bend, Oregon for a look at its
wonderful collection of Northwest Coast art, particularly its strong
stable of carvers. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented galleries
throughout the continent. By Russ Tall Chief (Osage).
We take a peek at the new permanent yet permeable exhibition Enduring Spirit: Native American Artistic Traditions at the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Also, notes on other museum exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).
Film & Video
Join TNT in June and July for the broadcast of the boldly ambitious six-part miniseries Into the West, including its “who’s who” cast of Native actors.
By Daniel Gibson.
Michael Jacobs (Cherokee) merges powwow drumming and singing with folk,
rock and pop forms to create a unique sound in his latest CD, They Come Dancing. Plus reviews of Skintalk by Martha Redbone (Shawnee/Choctaw/Blackfeet) and a compilation of various artists titled The Makoche Masters. By j poet.
Playwright and author Drew Hayden Taylor is a funny, funny man, as seen
in his latest compilation of witty articles and essays, Futile
Observations of a Blue-Eyed Ojibway. Also reviewed: Caring for American Indian Objects: A Practical and Cultural Guide. Plus other recently published titles of interest. By Deborah Utacia Krol
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 18 No. 4; July/August 2005|
|Published Date||July/August 2005|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 72 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.18(4) 2005|