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Visions of the North: Native Arts of the Northwest Coast


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Compelling photographs of Northwest Indian art—and images of the stunning landscape vistas that have shaped it—fill this gorgeous new volume for fans of these increasingly popular, collectable artifacts, as well as for the many travelers to the Pacific Northwest. Throughout Northern California, Oregon, and Washington, and as far north as Glacier Bay, Alaska, the totem poles, ceremonial masks, decorative blankets, canoes, and other elaborate items crafted by Native Americans reflect the resources and geological diversity of their abundant environment. Over 130 full-color photographs and a fascinating text reveal the details of this strikingly beautiful region and the rich artistic heritage of its inhabitants. An exciting companion to Spirit Faces: Contemporary Native American Masks from the Northwest (Chronicle Books, Spring 1995), this evocative book will be both an essential acquisition and a memorable souvenir.

About the Author

Don and Debra McQuiston are a father-and-daughter team who have produced many books on Native American history and art, including Chronicle Books' Harmony by Hand, The Spirit of Native America, Becoming Brave, Dancing Colors, In the Spirit of Mother Earth

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Native Arts of the Northwest Coast
Mcquiston, Don
McQuiston, Debra
McQuiston, Don
Chronicle Books
San Francisco :
Indians of north america
Indian art
Indians of North America -- Material culture -- Northwest Coast of North America.
General Photography
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references p. 120.
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Grade Level:
from 8 up to 17
1 x 1 x 1 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 13 up to 99

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