Three Centuries of Woodlands Indian Art: A Collection of Essays contains 18 papers edited by J. C. H. King and Christian F. Feest that presents the writings of leading North American and European scholars and curators about the art traditions of the First Nations of the Woodland cultural region. Several papers have their beginning at a 1999 conference held at the Museum of Mankind. This volume was published in 2007 by the European Review of Native American Studies.
Portfolio of Seth Eastman (1808-1875) watercolours of mainly Dakota and Ojibwe from 1849 to 1855. The coffee-table book contains 56 colour plates that include many well-known scenes such as Ojibwe gathering wild rice, the Indian sugar cap, and protecting the corn fields. Other images include a portrait of Red Jacket, Seneca leader, and a pastoral scene of Oneida Lake on the location of the famous Oneida Standing Stone. The book contains two essays as well as a description of the plates by Christian Feest. Several images portray Native women involved in activities of daily living.
UNAVAILABLE This title is no longer available through GoodMinds.com Native Arts of North America is a basic overview of the arts of Native North Americans from precontact to the modern. The author is a European anthropologist who applies the standard approach to the study of North American Indian visual art. The book is divided into two sections. The first section looks at the definition of art as it relates to American Indians as well as a brief historical overview of how Europeans have approached the analysis and study of the visual arts created by Indians.
NO LONGER AVAILABLE Indians and Europe: An Interdisciplinary Collection of Essays is a collection of thirty-three essays about Native North American Indians and Inuit and their connections to Europe. This extensive collection of essays look at the broad image of Native People as portrayed by Europeans and also examine specific historical events and individuals. Authors range include historians, anthropologists, ethnohistorians, art historians and museum curators. Editor Christian Feest explains the origin of the book and why there are no Native American authors included.