The artists behind the work : life histories of Nick Charles, Frances Demientieff, Lena Sours, Jennie Thlunaut

by Ann Fienup-Riordan

Other authorsSuzi Jones (Editor)
Paperback, 1986

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Available

Publication

Fairbanks : University of Alaska Museum, 1986.

Description

This book features the life history and craft of four Alaska Native artists. As a group, the artists represent four different Native cultures and four different art forms: Nicholas Charles, Sr., a Yup'ik Eskimo known for his carved and painted wood masks; Frances Demientieff, an Athabaskan bead worker and ski sewer; Lena Sours, an Inupiat skin sewer known for her fine parkas; and Jennie Thlunaut, a Chilkat Tlingit and maker of baskets and the famous Chilkat blankets.

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1704
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