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Title Creation's journey : Native American identity and belief / edited by Tom Hill and Richard W. Hill, Sr.

Published Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press in association with the National Museum of the American Indian, Smithsonian Institution, [1994]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  745.08997073 CREA MF11    AVAILABLE
Physical description 255 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 31 cm
Notes Published in conjunction with an exhibition held at the National Museum of the American Indian, New York City, Oct. 1994-Feb. 1997.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 247-252) and index.
Contents Foreword / W. Richard West Jr. -- Introduction: A Backward Glimpse through the Museum Door -- Growing Up Indian. Osage Childhood. Giving Thanks for What We Have as Indians -- Visual Prayers. The Symbolism of Feathers -- Vision and Virtuosity. The Legacy of Baskets. Reading Ledger Art -- Across the Generations. Native Gold, Spanish Gold -- Epilogue: Art through Indian Eyes.
Summary Drawing on the vast collections of the National Museum of the American Indian, Creation's Journey retells the story of native life from the Arctic to the Tierra del Fuego, and from childhood to old age. Using objects, historical photographs, and the voices of Native Americans past and present, the book reawakens our senses to values and traditions that once prevailed. 220 color and 120 duotone photos.
Other author Hill, Tom, 1943-
Hill, Richard W., Sr.
National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.)
Subject National Museum of the American Indian (U.S.) -- Exhibitions.
Indian art -- North America -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- Exhibitions.
Indians of North America -- Social life and customs -- Exhibitions.
ISBN 1560984538 (cloth : alk. paper)
1560984546 (paper : alk. paper)