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Spirit in the Stone: A Handbook of Southwest Indian Animal Carvings and Beliefs (Native American)

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Ideal for people who seek explanations and an understanding to the uses of fetishes, charms and amulets of Southwest Indian tribes. Complete with color photographs of the various animals represented in different stones and materials.

Synopsis:

Do You Know to whom Reared in the Mountains refers, or why rabbits are associated with the Underworld? Noted Indian arts-and-crafts expert Mark Bahti has compiled an exhaustive reference book to answer hundreds of questions such as these about Native American fetishes and carvings.

Part I introduces the tribes of the Southwest and their traditional uses of fetishes. Part II contains the stories and legends associated with the animals and other figures represented by these fetish forms. Part III covers the materials, both traditional and innovative, that Native American artists use.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781887896092
Author:
Bahti, Mark
Author:
Gentry, Linnea
Publisher:
Rio Nuevo Publishers
Location:
Tucson, AZ :
Subject:
Folk Art
Subject:
Indians of north america
Subject:
Anthropology - Cultural
Subject:
Native American Studies - Spirituality
Subject:
Ethnic & Tribal
Subject:
Rites and ceremonies
Subject:
Indian art
Subject:
Petroglyphs
Subject:
Indian sculpture
Subject:
Stone carving
Subject:
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Rites and ceremonies.
Subject:
Stone carving -- Southwest, New.
Subject:
Fetishes
Subject:
Ethnic Studies - Native American Studies - Spirituality
Subject:
Folk & Outsider Art
Subject:
anthropology;cultural anthropology
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Native American Culture
Series Volume:
258
Publication Date:
20030631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
156
Dimensions:
8.50x6.16x.64 in. .82 lbs.

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Product details 156 pages Rio Nuevo Publishers - English 9781887896092 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Do You Know to whom Reared in the Mountains refers, or why rabbits are associated with the Underworld? Noted Indian arts-and-crafts expert Mark Bahti has compiled an exhaustive reference book to answer hundreds of questions such as these about Native American fetishes and carvings.

Part I introduces the tribes of the Southwest and their traditional uses of fetishes. Part II contains the stories and legends associated with the animals and other figures represented by these fetish forms. Part III covers the materials, both traditional and innovative, that Native American artists use.

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