The book includes illustrated essays by eight Native writers who offer personal insight into a variety of food traditions—ranging from tributes to fry bread and June berries by George P.
Horse Capture (A’aninin) to a memoir of a Hopi lunch featuring blue corn piki bread, stews, and domed pies by Thomas Sweeney (Citizen Band Potawatomi).
, five renowned scholars of Native art show how historical and contemporary Anishinaabe artists have expressed the spiritual and social dimensions of their relations with the Great Lakes region. Phillips, and Gerald Mc Master—explore the ways in which the artists have depicted stories, histories, and experiences of the Great Lakes.
Illustrated with nearly 100 color images, the book features works by modern masters such as Norval Morrisseau, George Morrison, and Blake Debassige as well as traditional objects such as painted drums, carved containers, and bags embroidered with porcupine quills. The authors also discuss how the artists, in their work, have accommodated, incorporated, or challenged newcomers.
Even more dramatic is the increasing number of Indian-run museums.
These essays explore the relationships being forged between museums and Native communities to create new techniques for presenting Native American culture.
The couple’s designs are inspired by the people, animals, and the natural environment of Alaska and recall the stories told to Denise by her Alaskan grandmother.
This is the companion book to the original exhibition of the same name developed by the Anchorage Museum of History and Art.
Poolaw, a Kiowa Indian from Anadarko, Oklahoma, documented his community during a time of great change, witnessing with his camera the transformations that each decade of the twentieth century brought to his multi-tribal community.
Published in 2008 to coincide with a landmark two-city exhibition in New York and Washington, D.
C., this volume features extraordinary paintings, prints, sculptures, and photographs, along with thoughtful discussions of Scholder’s myth-shattering depictions of the Native American experience.
Showcasing the powerful indigenous art of a region that spans national borders, the book provides readers with an understanding of the Anishinaabeg as contemporary citizens of North America with deep roots in their Great Lakes homeland.
The museum’s holdings are rich in examples of Native ceramics from throughout the Western Hemisphere, stretching across forty centuries to the present day.
is a brilliant examination of the preeminent Native American artist of the twentieth century….