Creation's Journey: Native American Identity and Belief

Creation's Journey: Native American Identity and Belief

by T. Hill
     
 

ISBN-10: 1560984538

ISBN-13: 9781560984535

Pub. Date: 09/28/1994

Publisher: Smithsonian Institution Press

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.  See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560984535
Publisher:
Smithsonian Institution Press
Publication date:
09/28/1994
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.50(w) x 12.15(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword10
Introduction: A Backward Glimpse through the Museum Door14
Growing Up Indian20
Osage Childhood32
Giving Thanks for What We Have as Indians50
Visual Prayers64
The Symbolism of Feathers88
Vision and Virtuosity106
The Legacy of Baskets132
Reading Ledger Art140
Across the Generations172
Native Gold, Spanish Gold220
Epilogue: Art through Indian Eyes234
Contributors240
Notes242
References247
Photo Credits253
Index254

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