22 Auction Block
by Harmer Johnson
38 Yoo-Nteele: Western Apache T-Necklaces
by Alan Ferg
Examines the history of the T-shaped, glass-beadwork necklace known in Apache as yoo-nteele, which was first made by the San Carlos and White Mountain Apaches. Today, this kind of necklace is viewed as an icon of Western Apache culture and is worn by girls at their puberty ceremonies.
50 Unconquered History:
The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum Collection
by Tara J. Backhouse
Profiles the collections of the tribally owned and operated Ah- Tah-Thi-Ki Museum near Clewiston, Florida. The museum’s collections celebrate the Seminoles’ strength, sovereignty and survival in an environment nearly inhospitable to humans and objects.
58 Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee
Exhibitors at Nineteenth-Century Upper
Canadian Provincial Exhibitions
by Sherry Brydon
Follows the experiences of Aboriginal artists and the exhibition history of their work during a twenty-year period at nineteenth-century Upper Canadian Provincial Exhibitions.
70 Floral Journey: The Hidden Language of Flowers in Native North American Beadwork
by Lois S. Dubin and Paige Bardolph
Highlights the exhibition Floral Journey: Native North American Beadwork at the Autry National Center of the American West in Los Angeles. This is the first comprehensive exploration of how European-introduced floral designs, woven and embroidered in moose hair, quills and tiny glass beads, became a remarkable art form as well as an important means of economic and cultural resilience.
82 Calendar of Autumn Events
88 Legal Briefs
by Ron McCoy
NAGPRA Updates: February 19–June 6, 2013
102 Advertiser Index