Indigenous art. Indigenous perspectives.

FAAM No. 37, Winter 2023

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Cover art by Liz Wallace (Navajo/Nisenan Maidu/Washoe)

Issue No. 37, Winter 2023



  • Galleries’ Roles in the Native Art World: Educating and Advocating for Indigenous Artists
    By Chadd Scott
  • Salmon Culture: Exploring Museum Sovereignty Through an Exhibition Project
    By Nadia Jackinsky-Sethi, PhD (Alutiiq)
  • Ducks from the Deep: The Lovelock Cave Tule Ducks and the Art of the Decoy
    By James G. Bland
  • Generations through Clay: Santee Smith’s Talking Earth Artwork
    By Anya Montiel, PhD (Mestiza/Tohono O’odham descent)

Artist Profiles

  • Venancio Aragon: Navajo Textile Artist
    By Stacy Pratt, PhD (Mvskoke)
  • David Garneau: Métis Painter, Curator & Critic
    By Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
  • Karin Walkingstick: Cherokee Nation Ceramic Artist
    By America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Liz Wallace: Navajo/Nisenan Maidu/Washoe Jeweler
    By Staci Golar


  • Recent Developments
  • Seven Directions: Joe Stahlman, PhD (Tuscarora descent)
  • Collections: Brooklyn Museum 
    By Andrea L. Ferber, PhD
  • Art+Literature:
    • Norma Dunning: Inuk Writer, Educator, and Poet
      By Matthew Ryan Smith, PhD
    • Erica Jacque (Inuk)
      By America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Calendar
  • Exhibition Reviews
  • Book Review
  • Memorials
    • Mary Holiday Black (Navajo, 1936–2022)
      By America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
    • Shirley Brauker, PhD (Little Traverse Odawa, 1950–2022)
      By Kelly Church (Gun Lake Pottawatomi/Ottawa/Ojibwe)
    • Dora Tse-Pe (Zia/Jemez/San Ildefonso Pueblo, 1939–2022)
      By Kenneth Williams Jr. (Northern Arapaho/Seneca)
    • Mervin Windsor (Haisla/Heiltsuk, 1964–2022)
      By Christopher W. Smith

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