|Call#||E75 .N398 v.21(6) 2008|
"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 21 No. 6; November/December 2008 On the Cover:
The one and only Buffy Sainte-Marie—Cree musician, artist, activist and educator— defined a generation with her voice, her politics and her dreams for a better world. Photo by Denise Grant.
Holiday Gift Guide
Our annual holiday gift guide aims to keep you out of the malls and put you directly in touch with Native artists and craftspeople. Shop galleries and other sources for handmade Native artworks as well as CDs, books and other manufactured goods with Indian-related content. And, for someone who “has it all,” purchase them a membership to support a deserving Native nonprofit group!
Little People: Native Dolls
Dolls are far more than gifts for little girls, as you’ll see in this survey of their historical role and place in American Indian cultures. By Mary Jane Lenz.
Dollmakers: The Tradition Lives On
Learn about the lives, work and inspirations of five living dollmakers: Glenda McKay (Athabascan), Mary Lou Big Day (Crow), William Pink (Cupeño/Luiseño), Joyce Growing Thunder Fogarty (Assiniboine-Sioux) and Catherine Nagy Mowry (Miami). Plus, a comprehensive list of 15 others in the field. By Gussie Fauntleroy.
Buffy Sainte-Marie: Voice of a Generation
The lovely musician and singer/songwriter is back on the scene with a striking new compilation of songs. Look back with us on her life of accomplishments, beginning when she carved out a place in history—and in the hearts of a generation—in the 1960s and ’70s. By j poet.
Corporate America is urged to step up to its responsibility to hire qualified Native Americans to fulfill executive posts in order to reflect the nation’s ethnic diversity and to help it reach its true potential. By Victoria Wright (Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head, Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts).
On The Wind
Musician, activist and producer Robby Romero (Apache/Tewa) and wife Stacey Thunder are making an impact; and the long-awaited Haida Cultural Centre opens. 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.
A 1914 silent film by Edward S. Curtis, In the Land of the Head Hunters, is reborn in an ambitious project pairing it with a live musical performance by The Coast Orchestra in Washington, D.C. and New York
City. Plus details on other special events of Native interest across North America. By Daniel Gibson.
We delve into the mysterious earthen mounds scattered across southern Wisconsin and northern Iowa, laboriously created in prehistoric times by Native cultures. Plus, details on sites you can visit today. By Gary Illminen.
The rest of the story regarding the true history of Thanksgiving and the amazing and tragic tale of Squanto, the last of his people. By Richard Williams (Oglala Lakota).
The opening of the Comanche National Museum and Cultural Center in Lawton, Oklahoma marks a milestone in this proud tribe’s recovery. Also, notes on other museum exhibitions coast to coast. By Wendy Weston (Diné).
The Berlin Gallery at the Heard Museum in Phoenix celebrates its second anniversary with a stellar group show. Also, brief looks at other Native-oriented galleries throughout the continent. By Russ Tall Chief (Osage).
Our holiday collection of Native-themed books for readers of all ages: Zoe and the Fawn (written by Catherine Jameson, illustrated by Julie Flett), A Summer’s Trade (written by Deborah Trotter, illustrated by Irving Toddy), Southern Californian Luiseno Baskets (by Justin Farmer) and Navajo Women: Saanii (by Betty Reid, with photos by Kenji Kawano). By Debra Utacia Krol (Salinan/Esselen)
A roundup of new films, television programs, events and other aspects of the moving-image world, including We Shall Remain, Native Nations: Standing Together for Civil Rights, Our Spirits Don’t Speak English: Indian Boarding School, Frozen River, Making the River and the inaugural Global Green Indigenous Film Festival. By Daniel Gibson.
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 21 No. 6; November/December 2008|
|Published Date||November/December 2008|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 64 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.21(6) 2008|