Day: June 17, 2016

Literature Reviews

Tom Bahti / Mark Bahti / Bruce Hucko: Southwestern Indian Arts and Crafts

The wealth of Indian arts and crafts, marvelously presented Did you know that the squash blossom necklace, probably the most recognizable of all Navajo jewelry designs, was an innovation only introduced during the 1870s? That most of the pottery produced in Isleta Pueblo is made by only two families? That the famous Zuñi cluster jewelry […]

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Literature Reviews

Rina Swentzell / Luci Tapahonso / Tony Chavarria (eds.): Here, Now, and Always – Voices of the First Peoples of the Southwest

“We are the people.” “I am here. I am here, now. I have been here, always.” Edmund J. Ladd (Zuñi). In 1989, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, NM, began to put together a project designed to present Native American culture, traditions, and contemporary life from an Indian point of view: […]

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