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Reflections on Native Photography

Edited by Henrietta Lidchi , Hulleah J. Tsinhnahjinnie

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A collection of essays coming out of sessions held at the Native American Art Studies Association Conference, Phoenix, 2005. This title focuses on the influences of photography on Native American communities, and the possibilities that it presents. It includes over 60 photographs by named indigenous Native American photographers.

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This is an edited collection of essays coming out of sessions held at the Native American Art Studies Association Conference, Phoenix, 2005. The seven contributors focus on the far-reaching influences of photography on Native American communities, and the possibilities that it currently presents. The essays explore the values, or currencies, attributed to photographers by practitioners and institutions, be these Native artists, or museums, archives and anthropologists. The book includes over 60 photographs by named indigenous Native American photographers.

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Format Paperback
Imprint National Museums of Scotland Enterprises - Publishing
Publication Date 28 Oct 2009
ISBN 9781905267125
Number of Pages 128

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' ... The value of the book is that there is a plethora of personal anecdotes, reminiscences and reflections, the Native American authors have a distinct input ... the book is very much a modern book, written in a modern style by modern people - academic and professional Native American.' The Turtle Islander - International North American Indian Association