|Call#||E75 .N398 v.15(6) 2002|
"Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways", Vol. 15 No. 6; September/October 2002
Special Report: Indian Gaming
A look at the controversial topic of Indian casinos and gambling.
The New Buffalo: Indian Gaming Transforming Native Life
An overview of the development revolutionizing conditions and prospects
for many of the nation’s Indian tribes and individuals. By Daniel Gibson.
Reality Check: Myths vs. Facts
A quick investigation of some of the more misunderstood aspects of the
Indian gaming situation in the nation today. By Daniel Gibson.
Energizing Life on the Tribal Level
A look at what some specific tribes have accomplished with the infusion
of cash into their tribal coffers through the creation of new
businesses, schools, health centers, community infrastructure and many
Salt River Pima-Maricopa Tribe. By Patty Talahongva (Hopi).
Shakopee Mdewankanton Sioux Community. By Hilary Wallace.
Mashantucket Pequot Tribe. By H. Christina Morpurgo.
Mohegan Tribe. By H. Christina Morpurgo.
Native Artists Respond to 9/11
Responses in words and images from a handful of Native artists to the
tragedies and challenges presented by the events of 9/11. By Suzan
Shown Harjo (Cheyenne/Hodulgee Muscogee).
Southwest Indian Foundation: Getting It Done
This Gallup, New Mexico nonprofit is a model of getting much
accomplished with no government funding through ingenious leveraging of
resources and hard work. By Daniel Gibson.
On The Wind
Huge wildfire on the White Mountain Apache Reservation; musician Micki
Free (Cherokee/Comanche). Plus, other important news from the arts,
business, environment, education, politics, health and other realms of
life in Indian Country. By Daniel Gibson.
Giddy-up to Texas for two major get-togethers: the American Indian Art
Festival & Market in Dallas Oct. 26–27, and the American Indian
Heritage Festival in Austin Nov. 3. Plus, details on other special
events of Native significance across North America. By Daniel Gibson.
Spirit of the Harvest
In association with the Mayan festival of late October called Hanal
Pixan, which honors departed souls—similar to Halloween and All Souls
Day, when a “window” is said to open between the realm of the living
and the dead—we present recipes featuring a traditional Mayan tamale of
the day, mukbil pollo. By Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs.
Focus on Education
A centerpiece of Native education and unique among cultural
institutions worldwide, the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa
Fe marks its 40th anniversary. By Suzette Brewer (Cherokee).
We travel to New York City’s Kokopelli Gallery to visit their
outstanding Native arts primarily drawn from the American Southwest. By
Russ Tall Chief (Osage).
Our new reviewer also turns her attention to the “world’s capital city”
with a timely look at the insightful and unique book Native New York by
Evan Pritchard (Micmac). She also notes a new guide to language
preservation, How to Keep Your Language Alive, by Leanne Hinton. By
Debra Utacia Krol (Salinan/Esselen).
Our magazine’s “ears” tune in on the novel and compelling music of
Xavier Quijas Yxayotl (Huichol) as he explores his pre-Columbian roots.
Also, notes on new releases by Ernest Monias and Mary Youngblood. By j.
|Title||Native Peoples: Arts and Lifeways, Vol. 15 No. 6; September/October 2002|
|Published Date||September/October 2002|
|Physical Description||8 x 11 inch softcover, 64 pp.; color images|
|LCNO||E75 .N398 v.15(6) 2002|