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Native American Arts and Cultures.

Anne D' Alleva. Worcester, MA: Davis Publications, Inc., 1993. Illus., 122 pp., hardcover, $23.95.

Through viewing the arts of Native North Americans presented in this book, one gains respect and understanding for the ideas and skills of the seven native cultures represented. Eastern Woodlands, Plains, Great Basin, Southwest, California, Northwest Coast and Arctic/Subarctic art objects, along with their creators are represented in more than 200 black-and-white photographs and drawings. Fifteen museum-quality examples of masks, baskets, bowls, dolls, sculpture and apparel add dimension to this overview of Native-American arts and culture. The book concludes with a glossary, annotated bibliography, resources and a state-by-state list of where to see Native-American art. Highly recommended for upper elementary grades through high school.
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Author:Baker, David
Publication:School Arts
Article Type:Book Review
Date:May 1, 1994
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