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In the Spirit of the Ancestors Book


In the Spirit of the Ancestors:
Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum

Now Available! The first in the new Bill Holm Center Publication Series on Native Art of the Pacific Northwest, In the Spirit of the Ancestors: Contemporary Northwest Coast Art at the Burke Museum (Wright and Bunn-Marcuse, eds). Order title from University of Washington Press.

Contributors include both scholars and artists: Margaret Blackman, Katie Bunn-Marcuse, Joe David, Emily Moore, Shaun Peterson, Lisa Telford, Evelyn Vanderhoop, and Robin K. Wright. The writers engage with new avenues of inquiry following issues of politics, ownership, and social commentary that have expanded alongside the flourishing arena for contemporary Northwest Coast art. This volume extends the conversation that began with the In the Spirit of the Ancestors exhibit.

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