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Small Spirits

by Deborah Donovan

A striking Teton Lakota doll dressed in fringed buckskin, delicately beaded in hues of turquoise and blue, a beaded knife sheath hanging from her belt, and her long double earrings fashioned from porcupine quills, stares out from the... Read More

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First American Art

by Deborah Donovan

Currently on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in New York City is an exhibit of the Diker Collection of Native American art. The Dikers also have an extensive collection of modern and contemporary art... Read More

Book Review

Crazy Horse

by Deborah Donovan

Crazy Horse, an enigmatic Lakota warrior and chief whose life spanned the mid-nineteenth century years of American expansion, has undoubtedly been one of the favorite subjects of Native American biographers during the last sixty years.... Read More

Book Review

Indian Spirit

by Deborah Donovan

This provocative compilation of vintage photographs of Plains Indians and selections of their oratory and writings is the latest publication in the Sacred Worlds series, which seeks to illuminate universal religious themes and... Read More

Book Review

Washaka

by Deborah Donovan

The passing on of stories has for centuries been of seminal importance to North American Native tribes, whether creation stories, humorous narratives with moral lessons, supernatural stories, historical legends, or prophetic tales.... Read More

Book Review

Keep A-goin'

by Deborah Donovan

Football player, coach, artist, and actor—William Lone Star Dietz played each of these roles during his long, celebrated career, and in each of these personas he found success. Questions from the hazy background of Lone Star’s early... Read More

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