American Indian Art Magazine Spring 2010


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Mary G. Hamilton, Publisher
  • Subject: Native American Art
  • Item # C4412X
  • Date Published: Spring 2010
  • Size: 96 pages
  • Price: $22.50

American Indian Art Magazine Spring 2010

Mary Hamilton, Publisher

Articles of Interest


THE WORLD ACCORDING TO CHARLIE WILLETO 

by Susan Brown McGreevy

Discusses the life and career of Navajo carver Charlie Willeto and proposes that his original and iconoclastic work defies both mainstream Euro-American and Navajo artistic convention.


TREE AND TRADITION: MAINE INDIAN BROWN ASH BASKETRY 

by Gretchen F. Faulkner

Presents a history of basketmaking by the Wabanaki tribes of Maine.  Today, the Maine Indian Basketweavers Alliance promotes all aspects of the tradition, from gathering materials, to teaching new weavers, to marketing baskets.


RIEL BENN’S “BEST MAN”: AN UNLIKELY SUCCESSOR TO IKTOMI’S TRICKSTER LEGACY  

by Allan J Ryan

Introduces readers to Riel Benn, a young Sioux painter from Manitoba, as well as his alter ego, The Best Man, as presented in a series of paintings.  A trickster, joker, ignorant fool, pessimist and romantic failure, The Best Man derives from many sources, the Lakota trickster Iktomi among them.


L’HEN AWTXW: A SQUAMISH WEAVING HOUSE 

by Annie Ross

Recounts how Chief Janice George and her husband Willard Joseph, who established the L’hen Awtxw Weaving House, have revived traditional Coast Salish weaving among the Squamish of British Columbia

Mary G. Hamilton, Publisher
  • Subject: Native American Art
  • Item # C4412X
  • Date Published: Spring 2010
  • Size: 96 pages
  • Price: $22.50

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