Indigenous art. Indigenous perspectives.

FAAM No. 26, Spring 2020


Cover art by RYAN! Feddersen (Okanogan/Arrow Lakes)

Issue No. 26, Spring 2020




  • Making Masks, Spinning Webs, and 49 Rhythms:
    The Native Theater Movement of the 1960s and 1970s in the United States

    By Candice Byrd (Quapaw/Osage/Cherokee Nation)
  • Dixza Rugs and Organic Farm: A Benizaa Family Strikes a Balance
    By Rosa Cays (Chicana)
  • Parfleches: How Native Women Pushed the Envelope of Abstraction
    By America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • This Is Ours, Not Yours: Breakthroughs in Protecting
    Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights in Latin America

    By Heidi McKinnon

Artist Profiles

  • Thiago Cóstackz: Mestizo/Potiguara Interdisciplinary Artist
    By Vivian Zavataro
  • RYAN! Feddersen: Okanogan/Arrow Lakes Installation Artist
    By Jean Merz-Edwards
  • Tommy Joseph: Tlingit Armor-Maker and Woodcarver
    By Christopher W. Smith
  • Luanne Redeye: Seneca Beadwork Artist, Painter, and Printmaker
    By Neebinnaukzhik Southall (Rama Chippewa)


  • Recent Developments
  • Seven Directions: Stacy Pratt, PhD (Mvskoke)
  • Art+Literature: Vera Marlene Starbard: Tlingit/Dena’ina Author, Editor, and Playwright
    By Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
  • Spotlight: Scenes of Kiowa Life
    By Mariah L. Ashbacher
  • In Memoriam
    • Ron Senungetuk (Iñupiaq)
      By Tammi J. Hanawalt, PhD
    • Knokovtee Scott (Cherokee Nation/Muscogee)
      By Candice Byrd (Quapaw/Osage/Cherokee Nation)
  • Art Exhibition Reviews
  • Book Reviews

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