Indigenous art. Indigenous perspectives.

FAAM No. 20, Fall 2018

FAAM 20 Cover

FAAM No. 20 cover art by Pahponee (Kansas Kickapoo/Citizen Potawatomi).

Issue No. 20, Fall 2018


Only a limited quantity of print copies of this issue are still available.


  • Northeastern Ceramics by Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
  • Women Working in Bronze by RoseMary Diaz (Santa Clara Tewa)
  • Contemporary Native Art Biennial by Lori Beavis, PhD (Mississauga)
  • Mica Cutouts by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)

Artist Profiles

  • Gwaai Edenshaw: Haida Carver, Filmmaker, and Interdisciplinary Artist by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Mavasta Honyouti: Hopi Woodcarver by Stacy Pratt, PhD (Mvskoke)
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie: Cree Singer-Songwriter and Digital Artist, by Jason Morgan Edwards (Seminole descent)
    [Note: At the time of publication, we believed the public account that Buffy Sainte-Marie was Cree and a member of the Piapit Cree First Nation. Unfortunately, the reality is more complex. To read more]
  • Lisa Telford: Haida Basket Marker by Kelly Church (Odawa-Ojibwe-Potawatomi


  • Recent Developments
  • Seven Directions: Lyle Toledo Yazzie (Navajo)
  • Art+Literature: Waubgeshig Rice: Wasauksing Objibwe Author & Journalist by Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
  • Collections: National Museum of Mexican Art by Andrea L. Ferber, PhD
  • Editorial: The Perils of Exhibiting Contemporary Native American Art with Edward Curtis by Suzanne Newman Fricke, PhD
  • In Memoriam:
    • Marlene Riding In Mameah (Pawnee) by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
    • Fernando Olivera Acevedo (Zapotec) by Kevin Simpson
  • Calendar
  • Art Exhibition Reviews

Digital Version

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