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Turquoise, Water, Sky

Meaning and Beauty in Southwest Native Arts

Maxine E McBrinn, author

Trim: 9" x 11"

Pages: 172

Illustrations: 142 plates, 20 illustrations

History

Turquoise

Jewelry

In the past, as now, turquoise was valued for its color and beauty but also for its symbolic nature: sky, water, health, protection, and abundance. The book traces historical and contemporary jewelry made by Navajo, Zuni, Hopi, and Santo Domingo artisans, and the continuously inventive ways the stone has been worked.

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Valles Caldera

A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve

William deBuys, Author
Don J. Usner, Author

Trim: 10.5 in" x 9in"

Pages: 128 pages

Illustrations: 59 color and 8 black-and-white photographs, map

Nature

Political

Historical

© 2006

In 2000 President Clinton signed into law the Valles Caldera Preservation Act, a visionary piece of legislation that transferred to the public domain a privately owned ranch in northern New Mexico. This book tells the natural and human history of the preserve, presents photographs of its splendor, and outlines the unique administrative experiment now underway to manage its public lands.

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Village of Painters

Narrative Scrolls from West Bengal

Frank J. Korom, Author
Paul Smutko, Photographer

Trim: 11.5" x 8.5"

Pages: 120

Illustrations: 118 color photographs, 1 map

Folklore/Folk Arts

Art

© 2006

"Village of Painters" profiles a West Bengali caste specializing in producing painted narrative scrolls and performing songs to accompany their unrolling.

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Viva Guadalupe!

The Virgin in New Mexican Popular Art

Jacqueline Orsini Dunnington, Author

Trim: 9" x 7"

Pages: 88

Illustrations: 116 color photographs

Folklore/Folk Arts

Religion

New Mexico

© 1997

Our Lady of Guadalupe has been celebrated in New Mexico for over 300 years, becoming an iconic folk symbol of the spirit that protects.

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Voices of Counterculture in the Southwest

Jack Loeffler, Editor
Meredith Davidson, Editor

Trim: 9.5" x 7.5"

Pages: 208

Illustrations: 88 color and black-and-white photographs

Counterculture

Southwest

© 2017

This book pays homage to the counterculture movement in New Mexico and the Southwest through the words and photographs of a select gathering of people who lived it.

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Weaving a World

Textiles and the Navajo Way of Seeing

Paul G. Zolbrod, Author
Roseann S. Willink, Author

Trim: 8.25" x 10"

Pages: 132

Illustrations: 100 color plates

American Indians

Art

History

© 1996

"Weaving a World" seeks to identify the mythic symbols and historic and personal stories these beautiful textiles contain.

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Where the Cinnamon Winds Blow

Donde soplan los vientos de canela

Jim Sagel, Author

Trim: 5.5" x 8.5"

Pages: 68

Illustrations: 1 color and 10 black-and-white illustrations

Billingual

Culture

© 1998

An English/Spanish bilingual fantasy rooted in the cultural context of the Hispanic Southwest.

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Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners

William W. Dunmire, Author
Gail Tierney, Author

Trim: 8.5" x 5.5"

Pages: 320

Illustrations: 90 color and 15 black-and-white photographs, line drawings, maps

Environmental Studies

American Indian

© 1997

"Wild Plants and Native Peoples of the Four Corners" illustrates the importance of the people-plant relationship that has existed throughout the ages among Native peoples.

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Wild Plants of the Pueblo Province

Exploring Ancient and Enduring Uses

William W. Dunmire, Author
Gail Tierney, Author

Trim: 8.5" x 5.5"

Pages: 304

Illustrations: 90 color and 15 black-and-white photographs, line drawings, maps

Guide

American Indians

Nature

© 1995

A delightfully accessible trail-guide approach to the traditional uses of wild plants in the Pueblo world.

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William Henry Jackson's

Bob Blair, Editor

Trim: 8.5" x 11"

Pages: 248

Illustrations: 136 black-and-white photographs and illustrations, 26 color plates, 3 maps

Photography

Autobiography

Nature

© 2005

Jackson's autobiography of his first eight years as the official photographer for the U.S. Geological Survey.

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