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Southwestern Indian Pottery (Kc Publications)by Bruce Hucko
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First produced out of necessity to cook, store grain and water, Southwestern Indian pottery has emerged as a distinct and beautiful art form, which is depicted here in these engaging full-color photos and text.
Book News Annotation:
Author and photographer Hucko explores the 2,000-year-old pottery traditions of 29 Southwestern American Indian tribes. His rich color illustrations and text focus on the relationship among community, art, landscape, and people. He illuminates how the belief that Earth is the Mother of these people is central to their prayers, songs, conversation, and arts. and he shows how in its most fundamental state, the pottery tradition of the southwest can be seen as a physical extension of this Mother-Earth relationship. Contains 133 color photographs, a map, and a suggested reading list. Oversize: 9x12<">.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Explore the 2,000-year-old pottery traditions of almost 30 Southwestern American Indian tribes. Meet these diverse people who truly listen to the clay! This 9" x 12" book is overflowing with beautiful photos and details for your enjoyment.
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