Native Art History Unmasked

I just reviewed this book for the Ormsby Review. It is a wonderful book and I highly recommend it. Doing a review forces you to really think about what you are reading and this book still has me thinking it over. There is so much to learn by reading it. I could go on andContinue reading “Native Art History Unmasked”

Coast Salish Woolly Dogs

A new article on Coast Salish wool dogs appeared in Hakai Magazine this week. This is very comprehensive and a great read and is also available in audio form. I want to make some corrections or question a few minor items not to nit pic or be critical, I just want to clarify what isContinue reading “Coast Salish Woolly Dogs”

The Valkyries’ Loom

I am reading a book recently published The Valkyries’s Loom: The Archaeology of Cloth Production and Female Power in the North Atlantic a fascinating history of women and weaving in the Viking world of Iceland mostly, Greenland, Faroe Islands and northern Europe. Michele Hayeur Smith’s research into the 1,000 years of Iceland weaving traces social,Continue reading “The Valkyries’ Loom”