Native American Fetishes

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Native American Fetishes

Book title: Native American Fetishes

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Author: Kay Whittle

Book Description:
When is a fetish not a fetish? Find out in this celebration of the most misunderstood genre of Southwestern Indian carvings. From Beast Gods to Directional Guardian Spirits, this book explores the magic and mystery behind the charismatic, mostly stone, animal figures (or fetishes) skillfully carved by artists from Southwestern Pueblos. Enthusiasts will delight in the hundreds of full-color photographs. Pictures and text highlight the impressive variety of forms, materials, and traditional and contemporary styles available to collectors. This book discusses the symbolic meanings associated with these figures and explains how they are “borrowed” for use by members of non-Native American cultures. A newly revised price guide is included to help collectors orient themselves to current market values.

Source: Native-languages

NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged
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Native American Fetishes NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Retrieved April 23, 2014, from NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com website: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-fetishes/

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NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com, "Native American Fetishes" in NativeAmericanEncyclopedia.com Unabridged. Source location: Native American Encyclopedia http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com/native-american-fetishes/. Available: http://nativeamericanencyclopedia.com. Accessed: April 23, 2014.

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