Synopses & Reviews
This book features the life history and craft of four Alaska Native artists. As a group, the artists represent four different Native cultures and four different art forms: Nicholas Charles, Sr., a Yup'ik Eskimo known for his carved and painted wood masks; Frances Demientieff, an Athabaskan bead worker and ski sewer; Lena Sours, an Inupiat skin sewer known for her fine parkas; and Jennie Thlunaut, a Chilkat Tlingit and maker of baskets and the famous Chilkat blankets.
About the Author
is a cultural anthropologist and recipient of the Alaska Federation of Natives President's Award for her work with Alaska Natives.