ON A TURQUOISE LINE Documentary Film on American Indian Art
ON A TURQUOISE LINE Documentary Film on American Indian Art

Documentary film by Connor Lanman on Southwestern American Indian Art, its cultural significance, collecting practices, cultural sensitivities, guiding laws, and repatriation necessities. Appearances by American Indian art dealer Martha Struever, Maidu/Washoe/Navajo jeweler...

Totem Pole Art Preserves Native American Culture
Totem Pole Art Preserves Native American Culture

In the mid to late 18th century, missionary schools were opened on Native American reservations in the U.S. The goal was to convert young people to Christianity and immerse them in Western culture. Native languages and culture were discouraged. Over decades, many grew up kno...