Indigenous Art

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And a Kangaroo Too

By National Gallery of Australia
National Gallery of Australia

This innovative children's book, first published in 1997, looks at the many animals depicted in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and provides a name of the animal both in English and in the Aboriginal language of the artist.

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Xwelíqwiya

The Life of a Stó:lo Matriarch

Athabasca University Press

Here the story of a B.C. First Nations woman, whose people were for many years both silent and silenced, is carefully recorded.

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Women and Ledger Art

Four Contemporary Native American Artists

The University of Arizona Press

In-depth look at the work and historical context of four contemporary female ledger artists.

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Creative Subversions

Whiteness, Indigeneity, and the National Imaginary

UBC Press

This book explores how whiteness and Indigeneity are articulated through commonplace symbols of Canadian identity and how the work of contemporary artists is subverting these nostalgic accounts of the past.

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Carvings and Commerce

Model Totem Poles, 1880-2010

University of Washington Press, A co-publication of the University of Washington Press and the Mendel Art Gallery

A group of internationally recognized scholars and artists examine the issues of politics, economics, cultural identity, tradition, and aesthetics that have shaped the evolution of the model totem pole for over a hundred and thirty years.

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Tipi

Heritage of the Great Plains

University of Washington Press

Richly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs and artwork, this book reveals the history and significance of the tipi from the 1830s to the present.

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