128 pages, 8 1/2 x 10 1/2
46 color photos
Women and Ledger Art
Four Contemporary Native American Artists
The University of Arizona Press
Although ledger art has long been considered a male art form, Womenand Ledger Art calls attention to the extraordinary achievementsof four contemporary female Native artists – Sharron Ahtone Harjo(Kiowa), Colleen Cutschall (Oglala Lakota), Linda Haukaas (SicanguLakota), and Dolores Purdy Corcoran (Caddo). The book examines thesewomen’s interpretations of their artwork and their thoughts ontribal history and contemporary life.
Richard Pearce is professor emeritus of English atWheaton College in Massachusetts. He has published six books onmodernist narrative. Now in retirement, he has applied hisexperience to the narratives of Plains Indian ledger art, extending hiscommitment to cross-cultural feminism.
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