6 edition of Dimensions of Native America found in the catalog.
by Florida State University, Museum of Fine Arts
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||144|
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A combination of thoughtful essays interspersed with folk tales make this one of the best books on the many dimensions of Native American culture.
In particular, Sam Gill's essay on Navajo sand painting is informative, stimulating, and intellectually sound while still being interesting and understandable.5/5(4). Product details Series: SUNY series, Native Traces Paperback: pages Publisher: State University of New York Press; Reprint edition (January 2, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: 6 x x 9 inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping Author: Scott Richard Lyons.
The collision and reconciliation of meanings and interpretations found in the arts of and by Native Americans is the theme that dominates Dimensions of Native America: the Contact Zone.
Arts change through cultural drift or through a form of acculturation or contact with a foreign culture. This collection of essays and stories, many of which first appeared in IParabola/I magazine, range from descriptions of traditional Native American lifestyles and sacred rituals to startlingly apt prophesies of the coming of Europeans and descriptions of the struggle to live the traditional Native teachings in a world that has gone in a very different direction/5.
This collection of essays and stories, many of which first appeared in Parabola magazine, range from descriptions of traditional Native American lifestyles and sacred rituals to startlingly apt prophesies of the coming of Europeans and descriptions of the struggle to live the traditional Native teachings in a world that has gone in a very different direction.
Children of Native America today is a book that engages young people while showing them how Native American children are as diverse and heterogeneous as any other group. I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in teaching young students about Native s: 8.
Who are the Native Americans. How and when did they colonize the new world. This book is a unique synthesis of the genetic, archaeological and demographic evidence concerning the native peoples of the Americas, using case studies from contemporary Amerindian and Siberian indigenous groups to unravel the s: 4.
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The popular image of Native American death and destruction took shape as far back as James Fenimore Cooper’s novel “The Last of the Mohicans,” published in The books can be used individually for in-depth lessons on particular tribes, such as the Sioux or the Apache, or as a unit for larger discussions around the diversity of Native American culture.
Topics include daily life, relationships with settlers, tribe traditions, crops. Bruchac frames 11 legends of Native American sacred places with a conversation between Little Turtle and his uncle, Old Bear, who says, "There are sacred places all around us They are found in the East and in the North, in the South and in the West, as well as Above, Below, and the place Within." The text is printed in stanzas, enhancing the image of prose poems.
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The book tries to give in an accessible format an overview of historical events while imparting some of the.