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Accession number 2015.2
Call# E75 .N398 v.15(6) 2002
Summary "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

other endeavors.

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.


Object Name journal
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
Catalog Number 2015.2.571
Imagefile 093\20152571.JPG
LCNO E75 .N398 v.15(6) 2002
Published Place Phoenix
Publisher Native Peoples