Indigenous art. Indigenous perspectives.

Issue No. 14, Spring 2017


Issue No. 14, Spring 2017



  • Blanketing the Plains: Hanoolchaadi in Indian County by Roshii Montano (Diné) & Jill Ahlberg Yohe, PhD
  • Intersections of Indigeneity, Feminism, & Art by Jean Merz-Edwards
  • Germany Silver Jewelry of the South Plains Indians by Denise Neil-Binion (Delaware-Cherokee)
  • In Search of Hózhó: Notes on Performance & Performance Art by Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD

Artist Profiles

  • Elizabeth James-Perry: Aquinnah Wampanoag Wampum Artist & Weaver by Karen Kramer
  • Terrol Dew Johnson: Tohono O’odham Basket Weaver & Sculptor by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Sonya Kelliher-Combs: Iñupiaq-Athabascan Interdisciplinary Artist by David Winfield Norman
  • Clint McKay: Dry Creek Pomo-Wappo-Wintun Basket Weaver & Jeweler by Bryn Barabas Potter


  • Recent Developments
  • Seven Directions: Nina Sanders (Apsáalooke)
  • Exploring Native  Design: Decontie & Brown (Penobscot) by RoseMary Diaz (Santa Clara Tewa)
  • Art+Literature: Leanne Simpson (Michi Saagiig Nishnaabe) + Kelly Greene (Mohawk-Oneida) by Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
  • Spotlight: Gate of the Sun, Tiwanaku by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • In Memoriam:
    • David Moses Bridges (Passamaquoddy) by David Shultz
    • Barry Coffin (Potawatomi-Muscogee) by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
    • Tim Pitsuilak (Inuk) by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
    • Clarissa Rizal (Tlingit) by Indian Rael Young
    • Teri Rofkar (Tlingit) by Nadia Jackinsky, PhD (Alutiiq)
  • Calendar
  • Art Exhibit Reviews

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