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Surrounded by Beauty

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There is no equivalent in the many Native American languages for the word art. Yet the objects here suggest that Native Americans are a highly spiritual people who create objects of extraordinary beauty. In Native American thought there is also no distinction between what is beautiful or functional, and what is sacred or secular. Design goes far beyond concerns of function, and beauty is much more than simple appearances. For many native peoples, beauty arises from living in harmony with the order of the universe.The concerns and aspirations of a vital contemporary American Indian population changes as the world changes. Today some Native American artists continue traditions of their ancestors, while others transform those traditions in new and innovative ways.

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NativeTech: Native American Technology and Art

NativeTech: Native American Technology and Art | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Native American Technology & Art: An internet resource for indigenous ethno-technology focusing on the arts of Eastern Woodland Indian Peoples; providing historical & contemporary background, technical instruction & references.
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Craft In America / Welcome to Craft in America

Craft In America / Welcome to Craft in America | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it
Craft In America is a groundbreaking, comprehensive visual exploration of the history, vitality, and cultural significance of America’s craft movement.
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Native American Art, Fine Arts, Native Art Network

Native American Art, Artists, Art Shows, Culture, History. The premier site to view and learn about Native American fine art and culture from Canada and the United States.
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VADS: the online resource for visual arts - Crafts Study Centre

VADS: the online resource for visual arts - Crafts Study Centre | Studio Art and Art History | Scoop.it

The Crafts Study Centre holds acclaimed collections and archives of 20th century and contemporary craft. More than 4,000 images from the collections can be found on VADS thanks to funding from the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) which funded the digitisation project.

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