Issue No. 0, Spring 2013


faam 0, pilot issue

Pilot Issue No. 0, Spring 2013

First American Art Magazine‘s issue No. 0 is the pilot issue, available online for free at Issuu.

To purchase a print copy:




  • More Than Just a Trend: Rethinking
    the ‘Native’ in Native Fashion

    by Jessica Metcalfe (Turtle Mountain Chippewa)
  • Northern Lights: Greenlandic Art in the 21st Century, by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
  • Something Imperialistic Happened on the Way to the Louvre: Delegation Amérindienne 2012, An Artist’s Perspective, by Roy Boney Jr. (Cherokee Nation)

Artist Profiles

  • Orlando Dugi (Navajo), by Teri Greeves (Kiowa-Comanche)
  • Anita Fields (Osage-Muscogee Creek), by Denise Neil-Binion (Delaware-Cherokee)
  • Tom Jones (Ho-Chunk), by America Meredith
  • Erin Shaw (Chickasaw-Choctaw), by America Meredith


  • The Pueblo Revolt, by Reid Gómez, PhD (Navajo)


  • Exploring Native Graphic Design, by Neebinnaukzhik Southall (Rama Chippewa)
  • Recent Developments, Classified Ads
  • In Memoriam: Kenojuak Ashevak (Cape Dorset Inuk, 1927–2013) and George Flett (Spokane, 1946–2013)
  • Exhibit Reviews:
    • Reno: The Way We Live: American Indian Art of the Great Basin and the Sierra Nevada, by Melissa Melero (Fallon Paiute-Modoc)
    • San Francisco: Real N.D.N.— Native Diaspora Now at Galería de la Raza, by America Meredith (Cherokee Nation)
    • Santiago: ArteTextilContemporáneo, by Sarah Sense (Chitimacha-Choctaw)
    • Sydney: Sydney Biennale, by Andrea R. Hanley (Navajo Nation)
  • Book Reviews
    • Decolonize Me by Heather Igloliorte (AM)
    • The Roundhouse by Louise Erdrich, reviewed by Suzan Shown Harjo (Cheyenne–Hodulgee Muscogee)
    • Santa Fe Indian Market: Then and Now, Bruce Bernstein (AM)
    • Seekers and Travellers: Contemporary Art of the Pacific Northwest Coast by Gary Wyatt (AM)

Image: artwork of the Délégation Amérindienne at the Art en Capital Salon du Dessin
et de la Peinture à l’Eau
, Paris France, photo by Marla Skye (Onondaga), 2012


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