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Northwest Carving Traditions

Author : Karen Norris
ISBN : IND:30000062254473
Genre : Art
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Here over 400 color photographs of old and recent artwork include totems, drums, rattles boxes, canoes, and many masks of traditional designs. Master carvers as well as younger artists are featured. The text guides readers to better understand the complex society, its artwork, and current values.
Category: Art

Indian Art Traditions Of The Northwest Coast

Author : Roy L. Carlson
ISBN : WISC:89073126690
Genre : Indian art
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This is a collection of eleven articles that came out of a 1976 symposium titled "The Prehistory of Northwest Coast Indian Art." Although more than two decades old, many of these articles are considered classics by students of NW Coast art and ethnography.
Category: Indian art

The Grove Encyclopedia Of American Art

Author : Joan M. Marter
ISBN : 9780195335798
Genre : Art
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Where is American art in the new millennium? At the heart of all cultural developments is diversity. Access through recent technology engenders interaction with artists from around the world. The visual arts in the United States are bold and pulsating with new ideas.
Category: Art

The Oxford Handbook Of Prehistoric Figurines

Author : Timothy Insoll
ISBN : 9780191663093
Genre : Social Science
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Figurines dating from prehistory have been found across the world but have never before been considered globally. The Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines is the first book to offer a comparative survey of this kind, bringing together approaches from across the landscape of contemporary research into a definitive resource in the field. The volume is comprehensive, authoritative, and accessible, with dedicated and fully illustrated chapters covering figurines from the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia and the Pacific laid out by geographical location and written by the foremost scholars in figurine studies; wherever prehistoric figurines are found they have been expertly described and examined in relation to their subject matter, form, function, context, chronology, meaning, and interpretation. Specific themes that are discussed by contributors include, for example, theories of figurine interpretation, meaning in processes and contexts of figurine production, use, destruction and disposal, and the cognitive and social implications of representation. Chronologically, the coverage ranges from the Middle Palaeolithic through to areas and periods where an absence of historical sources renders figurines 'prehistoric' even though they might have been produced in the mid-2nd millennium AD, as in parts of sub-Saharan Africa. The result is a synthesis of invaluable insights into past thinking on the human body, gender, identity, and how the figurines might have been used, either practically, ritually, or even playfully.
Category: Social Science

Indian Art Traditions Of The Northwest Coast

Author : Roy L. Carlson
ISBN : UOM:39015008207253
Genre : Indian art
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This is a collection of eleven articles that came out of a 1976 symposium titled "The Prehistory of Northwest Coast Indian Art." Although more than two decades old, many of these articles are considered classics by students of NW Coast art and ethnography.
Category: Indian art

Unsettling Native Art Histories On The Northwest Coast

Author : Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse
ISBN : 9780295747149
Genre : Art
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Inseparable from its communities, Northwest Coast art functions aesthetically and performatively beyond the scope of non-Indigenous scholarship, from demonstrating kinship connections to manifesting spiritual power. Contributors to this volume foreground Indigenous understandings in recognition of this rich context and its historical erasure within the discipline of art history. By centering voices that uphold Indigenous priorities, integrating the expertise of Indigenous knowledge holders about their artistic heritage, and questioning current institutional practices, these new essays “unsettle” Northwest Coast art studies. Key themes include discussions of cultural heritage protections and Native sovereignty; re-centering women and their critical role in transmitting cultural knowledge; reflecting on decolonization work in museums; and examining how artworks function as living documents. The volume exemplifies respectful and relational engagement with Indigenous art and advocates for more accountable scholarship and practices.
Category: Art

Journal Of Northwest Anthropology

Author : Darby C. Stapp
ISBN : 9781530193554
Genre : Social Science
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JONA Volume 50 Number 1 - Spring 2016 Tales from the River Bank: An In Situ Stone Bowl Found along the Shores of the Salish Sea on the Southern Northwest Coast of British Columbia - Rudy Reimer, Pierre Freile, Kenneth Fath, and John Clague Localized Rituals and Individual Spirit Powers: Discerning Regional Autonomy through Religious Practices in the Coast Salish Past - Bill Angelbeck Assessing the Nutritional Value of Freshwater Mussels on the Western Snake River - Jeremy W. Johnson and Mark G. Plew Snoqualmie Falls: The First Traditional Cultural Property in Washington State Listed in the National Register of Historic Places - Jay Miller with Kenneth Tollefson The Archaeology of Obsidian Occurrence in Stone Tool Manufacture and Use along Two Reaches of the Northern Mid-Columbia River, Washington - Sonja C. Kassa and Patrick T. McCutcheon The Right Tool for the Job: Screen Size and Sample Size in Site Detection - Bradley Bowden Alphonse Louis Pinart among the Natives of Alaska - Richard L. Bland
Category: Social Science

Their Own Frontier

Author : Shirley A. Leckie
ISBN : 0803229585
Genre : Social Science
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Biographers describe the struggles and contributions of female scholars researching Indians of the American West in the early 1900s.
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Carving Traditions Of Northwest California

Author : Ira Jacknis
ISBN : 0936127058
Genre : Art
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The people of the Klamath River region in Northwestern California possess one of the richest carving traditions in Native American art. Today this tradition is undergoing an exciting revival, reaching aesthetic heights not seen in a century. This volume includes a facisimile reprint of a 1930 essay by archaeologist Isabel Kelly, "The Carver's Art of the Indians of Northwestern Califrnia." An extensive introduction to the art by Ira Jacknis is the first substantial writing on this subject in over half a century. It is comprehensive and based on information from the makers and users of these objects, combining a summary of the scholarly literature, archival field notes, museum collections, and observations and interviews with contemporary artists. Photographs show the historic objects in use and a generous sampling of new work.
Category: Art

An Enduring Tradition

Author : Inuit Gallery of Vancouver
ISBN : OCLC:41838388
Genre : Carving (Decorative arts)
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Category: Carving (Decorative arts)

Challenging Traditions

Author : Ian M. Thom
ISBN : STANFORD:36105124153748
Genre : Art
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Through their own words and artwork, Ian Thom examines the careers, working methods, and philosophy of forty active Native American artists, all of whom he has interviewed. Featured here are their works, often combining new materials and old traditions, as well as extensive passages from conversations with these establishd and up-and-coming artists from the Pacific Northwest Coast.
Category: Art

People Of The Potlatch

Author : Vancouver Art Gallery
ISBN : UOM:39015006312758
Genre : Art
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This book acts as a supplement to an exhibition of Pacific Northwest Indian art shown in the Vancouver Art Gallery in 1956.
Category: Art


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ISBN : UCSD:31822033609082
Genre : Art, Primitive
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Category: Art, Primitive

Northwest Traditions

Author : Charles Cowles
ISBN : UCSD:31822011087392
Genre : Art, American
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Category: Art, American

The Ipiutak Culture

Author : Froelich Gladstone Rainey
ISBN : STANFORD:36105117435789
Genre : Alaska
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Category: Alaska

Modernism And Beyond

Author : Laura Brunsman
ISBN : UOM:39015034870033
Genre : History
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Category: History