Synopses & Reviews
This gorgeous volume draws from the vast archives of the National Museum of the American Indian and the voices of some of the most prominent Native American scholars, writers, activists and tribal leaders. More than 300 full-color illustrations depict the artistry and culture of our hemispheres diverse indigenous peoples. With its insightful, firsthand prose, the book is a reminder that the ancient philosophies and folkways are just as valuable and relevant in todays world as they were generations ago.
About the Author
Geral McMaster (Plains Cree), formerly deputy assistant director for cultural resources for the Smithsonians National Museum of the American Indian, is curator of Canadian art at the Art Gallery of Ontario in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He is also the author of numerous books and articles.
Clifford E. Trafzer, of Wyandot ancestry, is a multiple award-winning author. He is professor of history and director of American Indian Studies at the University of California, Riverside.