SMASH - International Indigenous Weaving: Salish, Mi'kmaq, Alaskan, Southwest, and Hawaiian Artists is the exhibition catalogue to support a 2010 summer art show at the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. The book showcases the works of Salish, Mi'kmaq, Alaskan, Southwestern, and Hawaiian artists through the medium of weaving in the forms of exquisite baskets, clothing, mats, rattles, spindle whorls, and conceptual pieces.
Historic Native Peoples of Texas written by historian William C. Foster provides documentation of the hundreds of Nations living in Texas during the early historic period (AD 1528 to 1722). He organizes the Texas region into eight study areas. Using the historic documents and accounts of European expeditions during the period, the author details the various cultural lifestyles of these Indigenous Peoples.
Dialogues with Zuni Potters is a 100-page book that explores the unique quality of Zuni Pueblo pottery through the words of the artists. In order to explain the work and depth of knowledge, the authors have chosen 14 potters to feature in this lavishly illustrated book. Author Milford Nahohai, from Zuni Pueblo in New Mexico, is an educator, potter, and founder of Pueblo of Zuni Arts and Crafts.
Coyote and the Sky: How the Sun, Moon, and Stars Began retells the traditional Pueblo story about the creation of the sun, moon and stars. This picture book account is told by Santa Ana Pueblo storyteller, Emmett Skheme Garcia. His people are known as the Tamayame who occupy the Rio Grande valley in New Mexico. This story is told about Coyote, the Trickster, and how he was responsible for the creation of the sun, moon and stars. Illustrated by Victoria Pringle the book will appeal to young readers with its crisp visual images of animals.
Description will be updated soon. Case study of Native American-controlled gaming facilities and cultural education institutions as a means of controlling representation of a specific Nation's heritage and economy. Author visited and interviewed representatives from the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Centre and Foxwoods Resort Casino; Navajo Nation Museum and Northern Navajo Fair; Shoshone Cultural Center and the Eastern Shoshone Indian Days Powwow; and the Acoma Pueblo Museum and Sky City Casino.
The Girl Who Married the Moon: Tales from Native North America is a collection of 16 legends gathered and retold by noted storytellers Joseph Bruchac and Gayle Ross. Bruchac is the well-known Abenaki storyteller. Ross is a Cherokee storyteller and author who is a descendant of John Ross, the principal Cherokee chief during the Trail of Tears. Together they combine their talents to create a lively celebration of the roles of Native women through traditional stories and legends.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available from the publisher Taos Pueblo: Painted Stories is a collection of 27 fine art paintings by Pueblo artist Jonathan Warm Day. Organized by the seasonal round of activities, Warm Day's paintings capture the cultural traditions of his Pueblo community. Raised in Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, the artist chose to document some of his finest memories of growing up in a close-knit Native village. The cultural traditions of daily life during the times of change and loss capture the warmth and caring he has for his people and their spiritual traditions.
Pueblo Indian Cookbook, first published in 1972, contains one hundred and thirty kitchen-tested recipes based on Pueblo traditional foods. This little cookbook is organized into sections such as breads, vegetables and chile (chilies), soups, stews and dumplings, meats, desserts, drinks, and wild foods. The book includes a map and index. The recipes are adapted for modern kitchens and include suggestions for making jerky and roasting sunflower seeds and pinon nuts. Published by the Museum of New Mexico Press this revised edition has proven popular.