Native American Painting and Painters
Before European contact, Native American painting was endowed with a variety of
Put a turtle on his back on the fire.
When you hear the shell crack, he's done.
Robert Gress – Crow
Robert Michael Gress, contemporary silversmith, is a leader in the revival of the artistic heritage of Crow Indian art (1850-1900). Robert Gress creates powerfully evocative sterling silver jewelry
Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty ~ Fort Peck Indian
Juanita Growing Thunder Fogarty (born 1969) is an award-winning Assiniboine Sioux bead worker and porcupine quill
Sand Painting Overview
Tribal leaders create sand paintings for the purpose of healing, especially in the Navajo Tribe although the Hopi, Zuni, and Plains tribes also practice the art of sand painting and corresponding
Native American Civilizations by Marion Wood, Andy Mathis
A selection of myths from the various regions of North America are beautifully retold and illustrated in colorful
Indian Fights and Fighters
Originally published in 1904, Indian Fights and Fighters regularly appears in bibliographies of significant works on the history of the American
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People
A book that radically changes our understanding of North America before and after the arrival of
Weave Little Stars Into My Sleep: Native American Lullabies
These beautiful and tender lullabies combine Native American themes with universal concerns of
Language of the Robe: American Indian Trade Blankets
For all Native American cultures, from the Plains and Southwest people to the tribes of the Northwest Coast, the blanket makes a visual statement of "Indianness." Language of the Robe explains a
Symbols of Native America
Over 1000 illustrations show the fascinating origins and meanings of 300 symbols and signs used by North American tribes.
Courting in a Blanket
Courting amongst peoples of the Plains was done in very proper and specific