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Indigenous Art

The Real Talking Stick: A Visit to a Reservation in Scottsdale

Judith Fein | Posted 01.06.2015 | Travel
Judith Fein

The houses got sparser and the flat, parched, winter landscape was crowned and made glorious by the red-hued mountains in the distance. We tried to imagine what our meeting with Royce and Debbie Nez-Manuel would be like. It was nothing like our imaginings.

U.S. Charity Revealed As Buyer Of Hopi Masks

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 12.11.2013 | Arts

PARIS (AP) — A U.S. charitable foundation said Wednesday that it was the anonymous bidder that paid $530,000 for 24 Native American masks in a Paris...

French Auction House Ignores Pleas To Stop Hopi Mask Sale

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 12.09.2013 | Arts

PARIS (AP) — A French auction house on Monday ignored an urgent request by the U.S. Embassy to delay an auction of dozens of sacred Hopi masks and p...

Hopi Tribe Sues Auction House In Attempt To Stop Sale Of Sacred Masks

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 12.03.2013 | Arts

PARIS (AP) — The Native American Hopi tribe took a Paris auction house to court Tuesday to try to block the upcoming sale of 32 sacred tribal masks,...

Reconnecting to Reality With Native Cultures

Marian Salzman | Posted 03.13.2013 | Style
Marian Salzman

It's no coincidence that "native" is now becoming a trigger word in fashion and style. As modern life accelerates into a future that gets more virtual with every passing year, consumers are increasingly experiencing a sense of rootlessness.