Pueblos of the Rio Grande: A Visitor's Guide (Native American Culture (Rio Nuevo)) (Paperback)

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Pueblos of the Rio Grande is an authoritative and colorful traveler's guide to the nineteen venerable pueblos of New Mexico. Written in consultation with pueblo community elders, this new book celebrates the cultural diversity and enduring values of Acoma, Cochiti, Isleta, Jemez, Laguna, Nambe, Picuris, Pojoaque, Taos, Tesuque, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Sandia, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Santa Domingo, Zia, and Zuni.Cultural identity and artistry are vividly expressed by skilled Pueblo potters, silversmiths, fetish carvers, basket makers, and painters, whose finest works are highly sought-after by discerning art buyers worldwide. Daniel Gibson provides first-time visitors and experienced Indian art collectors alike with a wealth of trip-planning information, including the arts and crafts traditions distinct to each pueblo, annual celebrations open to the public, proper etiquette and attire, and photography restrictions.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781887896269
ISBN-10: 1887896260
Publisher: Rio Nuevo Publishers
Publication Date: June 1st, 2003
Pages: 106
Language: English
Series: Native American Culture (Rio Nuevo)