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Feats of Clay: Carved, Etched and Incised Pottery of Santa Clara Pueblo

Feats of Clay: Carved, Etched and Incised Pottery of Santa Clara Pueblo

Our overview of this decorative and innovative form of pottery features a brief history of 
its development, profiles on five leading artists—Tammy Garcia, Nathan Youngblood, Jennifer Moquino, Grace Medicine Flower and LuAnn Tafoya—and a comprehensive 
list of others working in this field.

July-August 2008
Bolo Ties and Necklaces

Bolo Ties and Necklaces

A series of brief short profiles and photos of diverse, eye-dazzling necklaces and bolo ties created by 15 living Indian artists. Plus a brief history on bolos and neckwear. By Patty Talahongva (Hopi).

July-August 2008
Return of the Buffalo Nation

Return of the Buffalo Nation

Ride the range with us as we review the efforts of Plains tribes and several organizations to restore buffalo herds on their lands. Plus, history and natural history regarding this magnificent beast, and where to view them.

March-April 2008
Scottsdale: Native Arts Mecca

Scottsdale: Native Arts Mecca

Everyone who lives in or visits the dynamic city of Scottsdale, Arizona, owes a debt of gratitude to the legendary Indian artists who played key roles in its growth and reputation as a vibrant center of arts and culture. Scottsdale is considered a leader in this highly competitive market...

March-April 2008
Native Nacimientos: Cross-Cultural Christmas

Native Nacimientos: Cross-Cultural Christmas

Native artists of the Southwest use traditional pottery and carving techniques to create charming Indian-style Nativity scenes, as seen in the work of Mary Trujillo, Troy Sice, Paul and Dorothy Gutierrez, Gerti Sanchez, Wilson Romero, Mary Ellen Toya, Harry Benally, Mary Lucero, and Betty and Robert Naranjo.

January-February 2008
Indigenous Animation Movement Rising

Indigenous Animation Movement Rising

A new generation of Indian graphic artists brings storytelling to a new moving-image medium, from a series airing on Canadian television to one-of-a-kind productions.

November-December 2007
The Warrior Elder: Leonard Peltier

The Warrior Elder: Leonard Peltier

From Feb. 3 through April 8, 2007, the Smoki Museum in Prescott, Arizona presents Warrior Elder: The Paintings of Leonard Peltier, a rare exhibition of paintings by the Chippewa artist. 

January-February 2007

The Art of Translation: Native American Theatre in the Global Community

As an emerging playwright, in the spring of 2004 I was fortunate to have the opportunity through the California Arts Council, for my one-act play, The Long Flight, to be translated into Spanish and given a staged reading for an international audience at the 30th International Theatre Institute’s World Congress in Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The experience not only broadened my view of world theatre…

May-June 2006
A Tribute to Fritz Scholder

A Tribute to Fritz Scholder

He was private, brilliant, dark and mercurial. There are men who come among us, change our perception of the world, and depart too soon—before we can take possession of them. Fritz Scholder was one of these. He could not be taken possession of. In no sense did we own him. He was a mask of himself. He spent a lifetime shaping the mask, and it remains as a production of art that is extraordinary and unique.

May-June 2005
Powwow 101

Powwow 101

Dusty July days and hot August nights are spent creating sweet sweat as much of Indian country marks the summer by traveling the powwow trail, hop scotching across a region or the nation in search of the next, best powwow. For many Native Americans, the powwow trail is much more than just entertainment; it\'s a way to honor a spiritual connection to their ancestors.

July-August 2004
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