This is a standard reference for American Indian jewelry, a source for factual information, neatly organized and lavishly illustrated in full color. Each profile identifies the artist by tribe, clan, active years, styles, lifespan, residences, education, teachers, students, awards, exhibitions, demonstrations, collections, photographs, and publications. Personal portrait pictures and close-ups of their jewelry help to bring their biographies to life. From the American Indian Arts Series, this book and its companion volume Indian Jewelry III: M to Z are essential resources for Native American jewelry collectors.
Hardcover: 400 pages
- Author: Gregory Schaaf
- Hardback: 400 pages
- Publisher: Ciac Pr; First Edition (January 1, 2012)
- ISBN-10: 977665224
- Product Dimensions: 11.2 x 8.7 x 1.2 inches
About the Artist
Dr. Gregory Schaaf is the Director of the Center for Indigenous Arts & Cultures in Santa Fe. He earned his doctorate in American Indian History and a degree in Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara. During his distinguished teaching career, he became an Associate Professor and Coordinator of Native American Studies Programs. As a recognized scholar, he addressed the United Nations and testified before the United States Senate on Indian Affairs. He is the author of the American Indian Art Series; Wampum Belts & Peace Trees; Franklin, Jefferson, & Madison: On Religion & the State; The U.S. Constitution and the Great Law of Peace.
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