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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.18(4) 2005
Summary "Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 18 No. 4; July/August 2005

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

Denetdale (Diné).

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

pads attest.

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

Object Name journal
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
Catalog Number 2015.2.604
Imagefile 094\20152604.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.18(4) 2005
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples