DescriptionFetishes have different meanings to different Native peoples. Behind each carving are traditional stories and beliefs. In this new revised edition of Spirit in the Stone, well-known dealer and scholar of Native American art Mark Bahti explores the roles the carvings play, the artists who create them, the history of fetish carvings through the twentieth century, the stories about the animals and other objects, as well as the materials favored by carvers.
- Author:Mark Bahti
- Paperback: 144 pages Rio Nuevo Publishers; 2nd Edition (June 15, 2016)
- Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
About the Artist
Mark Tomas Bahti, American art appraiser, owner Bahti Indian Arts (Santa Fe and Tucson), writer and researcher in the field of Indian art and contemporary Indian issues.