Indigenous art. Indigenous perspectives.

FAAM No. 15, Summer 2017


FAAM 15 Summer 2017

Issue No. 15, Summer 2017



  • The Artistic Legacy of Spiro Mounds by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Guaman Poma and The First New Chronicle and Good Government by Annick Benavides
  • Honor & Revival: Cherokee National Treasures by Mary Ellen Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Frame, Mat, Glass? How Do You Decide? by Rose Marie Cutropia

Artist Profiles

  • Marcus Amerman: Choctaw Beadwork Artist by RoseMary Diaz (Santa Clara Tewa)
  • James Lavadour: Walla Walla Painter & Printmaker by Staci Golar
  • Nora Naranjo Morse: Tewa Sculptor by Suzanne Newman Fricke, PhD
  • Tania Willard: Secwepemc Interdisciplinary Artist by Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD


  • Recent Developments
  • Seven Directions: Melissa Melero-Moose (Fallon Paiute-Modoc)
  • Spotlight: Double-Headed Serpent by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Art+Literature: Gregory Scofield (Metis) + Jack Sabon (Ahtna Athabascan) by Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
  • In Memoriam:
    • Beau Dick (Kwakwaka’wakw) by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Calendar
  • Art Exhibit Reviews

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  1. Vern Hunter, Architect on

    Star Wallowing Bull of Moorhead, Mn or Fargo ND told me one of the issues of your magazine has him featured or shows one of his art pieces. Can you tell me which one this is and can I order single copies. And I would subscribe.

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