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Fine Indian Jewelry of the Southwest

Author : Shelby Jo-Anne Tisdale
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New Mexico art patron Millicent Rogers (1902-1953) was a passionate collector who assembled a stellar collection of Navajo and Zuni silver and turquoise, Hopi silverwork, and Pueblo stone and shell jewellery during the late 1940s and early 1950s when fine late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century work could still be found. Her collection provided the foundation for what has become one of America's most important repositories for the aesthetic achievements of Native American artists oft he Southwest: The Millicent Rogers Museum.

The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan

Author : Lois Palken Rudnick
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Internationally known as a writer, hostess, and patron of the arts of the twentieth century, Mabel Dodge Luhan (1879–1962) is not known for her experiences with venereal disease, unmentioned in her four-volume published memoir. Making the suppressed portions of Luhan’s memoirs available for the first time, well-known biographer and cultural critic Lois Rudnick examines Luhan’s life through the lenses of venereal disease, psychoanalysis, and sexology. She shows us a mover and shaker of the modern world whose struggles with identity, sexuality, and manic depression speak to the lives of many women of her era. Restricted at the behest of her family until the year 2000, Rudnick’s edition of these remarkable documents represents the culmination of more than thirty-five years of study of Luhan’s life, writings, lovers, friends, and Luhan’s social and cultural milieus in Italy, New York, and New Mexico. They open up new pathways to understanding late Victorian and early modern American and European cultures in the person of a complex woman who led a life filled with immense passion and pain.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA and National Parks

Author : DK Travel
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The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this unique and spectacular region. Gaze into the depths of the Grand Canyon, experience the glitz and glamour of the Las Vegas strip, scale the rocky spans of Arches National Park or stroll around historic Santa Fe: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of Southwest USA and National Parks with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA and National Parks: - Over 20 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Southwest USA, designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations and floorplans show the inside of the Heard Museum, San Xavier del Bac Mission, Chaco Culture National Historic Park and the Museum of International Folk Art - Colour photographs of Southwest USA's stunning national parks, cacti-studded desert landscapes, historic Missions and Las Vegas' key sights - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Arizona, Las Vegas, Southern Utah, the Four Corners and New Mexico - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about history, ancient cultures, festivals, celebrations and traditions - Experience the culture with features on landscapes, desert flora and fauna, architecture, colonizers, Native cultures and Native art - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus transport, visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA and National Parks is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA Las Vegas

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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA & Las Vegas helps you get the most from your visit to this unique US destination. You'll find in-depth detail on all the important sights with maps, photos and illustrations. There's 3D maps and cutaways for all the major sights plus advice on pueblos, native art, national parks, deserts, shopping, wildlife, ancient ruins, grand canyon, casinos. Information on tours, cruises, hiking and tips on getting around make exploring the place effortless. The guide comes packed with photographs, illustrations and maps plus reviews and listings for hotels, restaurants and bars for all budgets. Visiting Southwest USA & Las Vegas becomes a lot easier with maps of all major sights, plus walks, scenic routes and thematic tours and sights, markets and festivals listed town by town. DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA & Las Vegas - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.

Southwestern Indian Jewelry

Author : Dexter Cirillo
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A pictorial exploration of the traditional and contemporary Indian jewelry of the Southwest presents color photographs of Navajo, Hopi, and Zuni pieces.

Federico

Author : Federico Jiménez Caballero
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From the day he was born, Federico Jiménez Caballero was predicted to be a successful man. So, how exactly did a young boy from Tututepec, Oaxaca, become a famous Indigenous jewelry artist and philanthropist in Los Angeles? Federico tells the remarkable story of willpower, curiosity, hard work, and passion coming together to change one man’s life forever. As a child growing up in a small rural town in southern Mexico, Federico Jiménez Caballero faced challenges that most of us cannot imagine, let alone overcome. From a young age, Federico worked tirelessly to contribute to his large family, yet his restless spirit often got him into trouble. Finding himself in the middle of a village-wide catastrophe, he was exiled to a boarding school in Oaxaca City where he was forced to become independent, resilient, and razor-sharp in order to stay afloat. Through his incredible people skills, bravery, and a few nudges from his bold mother, Federico found himself excelling in his studies and climbing the ranks in Oaxaca City. He always held a deep love and respect for his Mixtec Indigenous roots and began to collect Indigenous jewelry and textiles. Through a series of well-timed connections, Federico met his wife Ellen, and, shortly afterward, he came to the United States as a researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles, in the late 1960s. Carrying his passion for Indigenous jewelry with him from Oaxaca, Federico owned a series of shops in Los Angeles and sold jewelry at flea markets to well-known Hollywood stars. Over the years, he cultivated relationships and became a philanthropist as well as the owner of a museum in Oaxaca City. This book is the inspiring first-person account of eighty years in the life of a man who moved from humble beginnings to the bright lights of Hollywood, following his passion and creating long-lasting relationships as he climbed the ladder of success.

Searching for Beauty

Author : Cherie Burns
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A fascinating portrait of the Standard Oil heirerss and legendary American trendsetter Millicent Rogers Nobody knew how to live the high life like Millicent Rogers. Born into luxury, she lived in a whirl of beautiful homes, European vacations, exquisite clothing and handsome men. In Searching for Beauty, Cherie Burns chronicles Rogers's glittering life from her days as a young girl afflicted with rheumatic fever to her debutante debut and her Taos finale. A rebellious icon of the age, she eloped with a penniless baron, danced tangos in European nightclubs, divorced, remarried and romanced, among others, Clark Gable. Her romantic conquests, though, paled in comparison to her triumph in the fashion world where she electrified the fashionistas by becoming the muse to designer Charles James, appearing in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar and - at the end of her life - retreating to Taos, New Mexico where she popularized Southwestern style. With Searching for Beauty, Millicent Rogers enters the pantheon of great American women who, like Diana Vreeland and Babe Paley, put their distinctive stamp on American Style.

DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Southwest USA National Parks

Author : DK
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The DK Eyewitness Southwest USA & Las Vegas Travel Guide is your indispensable guide to this beautiful part of the world. The fully updated guide includes unique cutaways, floorplans and reconstructions of the must-see sites, plus street-by-street maps of all the fascinating cities and towns. The new-look guide is also packed with photographs and illustrations leading you straight to the best attractions on offer. The uniquely visual DK Eyewitness Travel guide will help you to discover everything region-by-region; from local festivals and markets to day trips around the countryside. Detailed listings will guide you to the best hotels, restaurants, bars and shops for all budgets, whilst detailed practical information will help you to get around, whether by train, bus or car. Plus, DK's excellent insider tips and essential local information will help you explore every corner of Southwest USA & Las Vegas effortlessly. DK Eyewitness Southwest USA & Las Vegas Travel Guide - showing you what others only tell you. Now available in PDF format.

Indian Economic Development Programs

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
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Indian Economic Development Programs No distinctive title

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs
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