Lorraine Black

Indian Basketry Artists of the SouthwestSAR Press PublicationIndian Basketry Artists of the Southwest: Deep Roots, New GrowthExploring the history and the current renaissance of basket making in the Native American Southwest, this lavishly illustrated volume features the work and words of the contemporary basket makers that participated in a Convocation at the School of American Research. The basket makers range in age from twenty-one to eighty-two and represent the Akimel O’odham, Apache, Hopi, Navajo, Pueblo, and Tohono O’odham tribes.
1997, November 2–5
IARC SeminarOld Roots, New Growth: Adaptation and Innovation in Contemporary Southwestern Indian BasketryThe convocation participants spent four days of intense discussion and debate on topics at the frontiers of this artform including the creative process; the past, present, and future of this ancient tradition; and styles, materials, and techniques.

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