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Indian Basketry Artists of the Southwest

Deep Roots, New Growth

Susan Brown McGreevy; Foreword by Kevin Navasie

Indian Basketry Artists of the Southwest2001. 96 pp., 26 black-and-white and 83 color illustrations, 1 map, reading list, 9 x 92001. 96 pp., 26 black-and-white and 83 color illustrations, 1 map, reading list, 9 x 9

Exploring 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.

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Contributors: Annie Antone, Lorraine Black, Mary Holiday Black, Sally Black, Rikki Francisco, Joseph Gutierrez, Abigail Kaursgowva, Remalda Lomayestewa, Susan Brown McGreevy, Kevin Navasie, Molly Pesata

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  • “Indian Basketry Artists of the Southwest is a fresh and accessible invitation to further appreciation of Indian artistry in the Southwest.”
    Richard Polese, Libro Monthly (July 2001)
  • “Anthropologist Susan Brown McGreevy is a renowned authority on the Indian basketry traditions of the Southwest... This lovely book celebrates the contemporary status of the ancient art form.”
    Alice Auer Connor, The Bloomsbury Review (November/December 2001)
  • “This is an informative, creative book by a highly published author, written from close personal experience with her subjects - artists and baskets... [This] colorful book is a required library acquisition for even the casual collector.”
    Craig Watson, Journal of the West Vol. 42, no. 1 (Winter 2003)

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