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Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork

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Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork is the compelling story of why Native floral beadwork became both a major means of artistic expression and a symbol of cultural resilience. It is also an important example of how two differing cultures—Native and European—established a common ground of economic and creative exchange.

Author, curator, and frequent lecturer Lois S. Dubin is the author of Adornment: The Art of Barbara Natoli Witt; Grand Procession: Artistic Visions of ...

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Overview

Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork is the compelling story of why Native floral beadwork became both a major means of artistic expression and a symbol of cultural resilience. It is also an important example of how two differing cultures—Native and European—established a common ground of economic and creative exchange.

Author, curator, and frequent lecturer Lois S. Dubin is the author of Adornment: The Art of Barbara Natoli Witt; Grand Procession: Artistic Visions of American Indian /The Diker Collection at the Denver Art Museum; North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment; and The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present.

Floral Journey honors the remarkable depth and enduring vitality of Native North Americans' beadwork artistic traditions, fostering for all readers a deeper appreciation and accessible understanding of Native aesthetics through beaded adornments.' -Martine J. Reid, Bill Reid Foundation

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Martine J. Reid

Floral Journey honors the remarkable depth and enduring vitality of Native North Americans’ beadwork artistic traditions, fostering for all readers a deeper appreciation and accessible understanding of Native aesthetics through beaded adornments.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780615881164
  • Publisher: University of Washington Press
  • Publication date: 4/10/2014
  • Pages: 256
  • Sales rank: 247,741
  • Product dimensions: 9.80 (w) x 11.80 (h) x 1.20 (d)

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Lois S. Dubin is the author of Adornment: The Art of Barbara Natoli Witt; Grand Procession: Artistic Visions of American Indian /The Diker Collection at the Denver Art Museum; North American Indian Jewelry and Adornment; and The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present.

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