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Native Art of Pacific Northwest Bibliography


Robin K. Wright

Abbott, Donald (ed)    
  1981 The World Is As Sharp As A Knife: An Anthology in Honour of Wilson Duff. Victoria, B.C.: British Columbia Provincial Museum.
Amoss, Pamela    
  1978 Coast Salish Spirit Dancing. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Averill, Lloyd and Daphne K. Morris    
  1995 Northwest Coast Native and Native-Style Art: A Guidebook for Western Washington, Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Barbeau, C. Marius    
  1929 Totem Poles of the Gitksan. National Museum of Canada, Bulletin no. 61.
  1950 Totem Poles. National Museum of Canada, Anthropological Series 30, Bulletin no. 119.
  1953 Haida Myths Illustrated in Argillite Carvings. National Museum of Canada, Anthropological series no. 32, Bulletin no. 127.
  1957 Haida Carvers in Argillite. Anthropological series no. 38, Bulletin no. 139.
Black, Martha    
  1997 Bella Bella: A Season of Heiltsuk Art. Toronto and Seattle: Royal Ontario Museum, Douglas and McIntyre, and University of Washington Press.
  1999 Huupukwanum Tupaat: Out of the Mist: Treasures of the Nuu-chah-nulth Chiefs. Victoria: Royal British Columbia Museum.
Blackman, Margaret B.    
  1985 "Contemporary Northwest Coast Art for Ceremonial Use," American Indian Art Magazine. 10 (3): 24-37.
  1992 "Feastwear: Haida Art Goes Couture," American Indian Art Magazine. 17 (4): 56-65.
Blackman, Margaret and Edwin S. Hall, Jr.    
  1981 "Contemporary Northwest Coast Art: Tradition and Innovation in Serigraphy," American Indian Art Magazine. 6 (3): 54-61.
  1982 "The Afterimage and Image After: Visual Documents and the Renaissance in Northwest Coast Art," American Indian Art Magazine. 7 (2): 30-39.
  1986 "Snakes and Clowns: Art Thompson and the Westcoast Heritage," American Indian Art Magazine. 11 (2): 30-45.
Boas, Franz    
  1897 The Social Organization and the Secret Societies of the Kwakiutl Indians. Report of the US National Museum for 1895. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.
  1900 Facial Paintings of the Indians of British Columbia. American Museum of Natural History Memoir II. New York: American Museum of Natural History.
  1900 The Mythology of the Bella Coola. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History.
  1909 The Kwakiutl of Vancouver Island. Memoir of the American Museum of Natural History; Jesup North Pacific Expedition Vol. 5, part 2. New York: AMNH.
  1910, 1935 Kwakiutl Tales. Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology, vol. 2, vol. 26. New York: Columbia University Press.
  1916 Tsimshian Mythology. Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology 31.
  1921 Ethnology of the Kwakiutl. 35th Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology, 1913-1914 (2 volumes). New York: Bureau of American Ethnology.
  1930 The Religion of the Kwakiutl Indians. Columbia University Contributions to Anthropology. New York: Columbia University.
  1955 "Art of the North Pacific Coast of North America," in (ed), Primitive Art. New York: Dover Pubs.
Bolz, Peter and Hans-Ulrich Sanner    
  1999 Native American Art: The Collections of the Ethnological Museum Berlin. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Bringhurst, Robert    
  1991 The Black Canoe: Bill Reid and the Spirit of Haida Gwaii. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Brown, Steven C.    
  1944 "In the Shadow of the Wrangell Master: Photo Documentation of the Work of Two Nineteenth Century Tlingit Artists," American Indian Art Magazine. 19 (4): 74-85, 104.
  1997 "Formlines Changing Form: Northwest Coast Art as an Evolving Tradition," American Indian Art Magazine. 22 (2): 62-73, 81, 83.
  1998 Native Visions: Evolution in Northwest Coast Art from the Eighteenth through the Twentieth Century. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum and University of Washington Press.
  2001 “Norman Feder and the Central Coast Salish Art Style,” in Feest (ed) Studies in American Indian Art: A Memorial Tribute to Norman Feder, Altenstadt: European Review of Native American Studies: 33-41.
Brown, Steven C.    
  2000 Spirits of the Water: Native Art Collected on Expeditions to Alaska and British Columbia, 1774-1910. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Kathryn Bunn-Marcuse    
  2000 “Northwest Coast Silver Bracelets and the Use of Euro-American Designs,” American Indian Art Magazine 25 (4)
Carlson, Roy    
  1983 Indian Art Traditions of the Northwest Coast. Vancouver: Simon Fraser University.
Collins, Henry B., Frederica de Laguna, Edmund Carpenter, and Peter Stone    
  1977 The Far North: 2000 Years of American Eskimo and Indian Art. Bloomington and London: Indiana University Press.
Corey, Peter L.    
  1987 Faces, Voices and Dreams: A Celebration of the Centennial of the Sheldon Jackson Museum. Juneau: Division of Alaska State Museums and Friends of the Alaska State Museum.
Drucker, Philip    
  1965 Cultures of the North Pacific Coast. New York: Harper and Row, Pubs.
Duff, Wilson    
  1956 Prehistoric Stone Sculpture of the Fraser River and Gulf of Georgia. Anthropology in British Columbia, No. 5. Victoria: British Columbia Provincial Museum.
  1975 Images Stone B.C.: Thirty Centuries of Northwest Coast Indian Sculpture. Saanichton: Hancock House Publishers.
Duff, Wilson, Bill Holm and Bill Reid    
  1967 Arts of the Raven. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery.
Duncan, Kate C.    
  2000 1001 Curious Things: Ye Olde Curiosity Shop and Native American Art. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Emmons, George T.    
  1907 The Chilkat Blanket. New York:
  1916 The Whale House of the Chilkat. Anthropological Papers of the American Museum of Natural History XIX, Part 1. New York: American Museum of Natural History.
  1991 The Tlingit Indians. Seattle and New York: University of Washington Press and American Museum of Natural History.
Ernst, Alice    
  1952 The Wolf Ritual of the Northwest Coast. University of Oregon.
Feder, Norman    
  1983 "Incised Relief Carving of the Halkomelem and Straits Salish," American Indian Art Magazine. 8 (2): 46-55.
Fitzhugh, William W.    
  1988 Crossroads of Continents: Cultures of Siberia and Alaska. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
Garfield, Viola and Linn Forrest    
  1948 The Wolf and the Raven. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Garfield, Viola    
  1980 The Seattle Totem Pole. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Gerber, Peter R. and Vanina Katz-Lahaigue    
  1989 Susan A. Point, Joe David, Lawrence Paul: Indianische Kunstler der Westkuste Kanadas, Native Artists from the Northwest Coast. Zurich: Volkerkundemuseum der Universitat.
Goodman, Linda J. and Helma Swan    
  2003 Singing the Songs of My Ancestors: The Life and Music of Helma Swan, Makah Elder. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press.
Gunther, Erna    
  1966 Art in the Life of the Northwest Coast Indian. Portland: Portland Art Museum.
Gustafson, Paula    
  1980 Salish Weaving. Vancouver and Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre and Univ. of Washington Press.
Hall, Edwin, Margaret Blackman and Vin Rickard    
  1981 Northwest Coast Indian Graphics. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Halpin, Marjorie    
  1981 Totem Poles: an Illustrated Guide. Vancouver: University of British Columbia.
Hawthorn, Audrey    
  1979 Kwakiutl Art. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Henrikson, Steve    
  1992 "Yeil Koowu: The Reemergence of Ravenstail Weaving on the Northern Northwest Coast," American Indian Art Magazine. 18 (1): 58-67.
  1993 "Terrifying Visages: War Helmets of the Tlingit Indians," American Indian Art Magazine. 19 (1): 48-59.
Herem, Barry    
  1990 "A Historic Tlingit Artist: The Trail of His Work and Its Modern Re-creation," American Indian Art Magazine. 15 (3): 48-55.
  1991 "The Curse of the Tlingit Treasures: The Struggle for Possession of the Secret Masterworks of North American Indian Art," Connoisseur. 221 (950): 86-91, 177.
Hilbert, Vi.    
  1985 Haboo: Native American Stories from Puget Sound. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press.
Holm, Bill    
  1965 Northwest Coast Indian Art: An Analysis of Form. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press.
  1972 Crooked Beak of Heaven. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  1977 "Traditional and Contemporary Kwakiutl Winter Dance," Arctic Anthropology," Arctic Anthropology. 14 (7).
  1983 Smoky-Top: The Art and Times of Willie Seaweed. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press.
  1983 Box of Daylight: Northwest Coast Indian Art. Seattle: Seattle Art Museum, University of Washington Press.
  1986 "The Dancing Headdress Frontlet: Aesthetic Context on the Northwest Coast," in Ed Wade (ed), The Arts of the North American Indian. Tulsa: Philbrook Art Institute.
  1987 Spirit and Ancestor: A Century of Northwest Coast Indian Art at the Burke Museum. Seattle: Burke Museum and University of Washington Press.
  1997 "Variations on a Theme: Northern Northwest Coast Painted Boxes," American Indian Art Magazine. 22 (2): 52-61.
Holm, Bill and William Reid    
  1976 Indian Art of the Northwest Coast: A Dialogue on Craftsmanship and Aesthetics. (also published as Form and Freedom: A Dialogue on Northwest Coast Indian Art. Houston, TX: Institute for the Arts, Rice University; 1975). Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Hoover, Alan L. (ed)    
  2000 HuupuKwanum.Tupaat: Nuu-Chah-Nulth Voices Histories, Objects & Journeys. Victoria: Royal British Columbia Museum.
Jensen, Doreen and Polly Sargent    
  1986 Robes of Power: Totem Poles on Cloth. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Jonaitis, Aldona    
  1986 Art of the Northern Tlingit. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  1988 From the Land of the Totem Poles: The Northwest Coast Indian Art Collection at the American Museum of Natural History. New York and Seattle: American Museum of Natural History and University of Washington Press.
  1991 Chiefly Feasts: The Enduring Kwakiutl Potlatch. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Kaplan, Susan A. and Kristin J. Barsness    
  1986 Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People. Philadelphia: The University Museum, University of Pennsylvania.
Keithahn, Edward.    
  1963 Monuments in Cedar. Superior Publishing Co.
King, J.C.H.    
  1979 Portrait Masks from the Northwest Coast of America. British Museum.
Kirk, Ruth    
  1986 Tradition and Change on the Northwest Coast: The Makah, Nuu-chah-nulth, Southern Kwakiutl and Nuxalk. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
MacDonald, George and Richard Inglis    
  1976 The Dig: An Archaeological Reconstruction of a West Coast Village. Ottawa.: National Museum of Man.
MacDonald, George    
  1983 Haida Monumental Art. Villages of the Queen Charlotte Islands, Vancouver: University of British Columbia.
  1984 The Totem Poles and Monuments of Gitwangak Village. National Historic Parks Branch.
  1996 Haida Art. Seattle and Vancouver: University of Washington Press and Douglas and McIntyre.
Macnair, Peter, Alan Hoover and Kevin Neary    
  1980 The Legacy: Continuing Traditions of Canadian Northwest Coast Indian Art. Victoria, B.C: B. C. Provincial Museum.
Macnair, Peter and Alan Hoover    
  1984 The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving. Victoria: B. C. Provincial Museum.
Macnair, Peter, Robert Joseph and Bruce Grenville    
  1998 Down from the Shimmering Sky: Masks of the Northwest Coast. Vancouver and Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre, Vancouver Art Gallery, University of Washington Press.
Malin, Edward    
  1986 Totem Poles of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Portland: Timber Press.
  1999 Northwest Coast Indian Painting: House Fronts and Interior Screens. Portland: Timber Press.
Marr, Carolyn J.    
  1984 "Salish Baskets from the Wilkes Expedition," American Indian Art Magazine. 9 (3): 44-51, 71.
McIlwraith, Thomas F.    
  1948 The Bella Coola Indians. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
McMaster, Gerald and Lee-Ann Martin (eds)    
  1992 Indigena: Contemporary Native Perspectives , Vancouver, Toronto and Hull, Quebec: Douglas & McIntyre and Canadian Museum of Civilization.
Miller, Jay and Carol Eastman (eds)    
  1984 The Tsimshian and Their Neighbors of the North Pacific Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Miller, Jay    
  1988 Shamanic Odyssey: The Lushootseed Salish Journey to the Land of the Dead. Menlo Park, CA: Ballena Press.
Mills, Jeanette C.    
  1989 "The Meares Island Controversy and Joe David: Art in Support of a Cause," American Indian Art Magazine. 14 (4): 60-69.
National Gallery of Art    
  1973 The Far North. Washington D.C.
National Museum of Man    
  1972 'Ksan: Breath of Our Grandfathers. Ottawa.
Nemiroff, Diana, Robert Houle and Charlotte Townsend-Gault    
  1992 Land Spirit Power: First Nations at the National Gallery of Canada. Ottawa: National Gallery of Canada.
Paul, Francis    
  1944 Spruce Root Basketry of the Alaska Tlingit. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of the Interior.
Powell, Jay and Vickie Jensen    
  1976 Quileute: An Introduction to the Indians of La Push. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Reid, Bill and Robert Bringhurst    
  1984 The Raven Steals the Light. Vancouver, Toronto and Seattle: Douglas and McIntyre and University of Washington Press.
Reid, Bill and A. DeMenil    
  1971 Out of the Silence. Fort Worth and New York: Aman Carter Museum and Outerbridge and Dienstfrey.
Renwick, Gallery    
  1974 Boxes and Bowls: Decorated Containers by Nineteenth Century Haida, Tlingit, Bella Bella, and Tsimshian Indian Artists. Washington, D. C.: Smithsonian Institution Press.
Samuel, Cheryl    
  1982 The Chilkat Dancing Blanket. Pacific Search Press.
  1987 The Raven's Tail. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Seattle Art Museum    
  1995 The Spirit Within: Northwest Coast Native Art from the John H. Hauberg Collection. Seattle and New York: Seattle Art Museum and Rizzoli.
Seguin, Margaret (ed).    
  1984 The Tsimshian, Images of the Past: Views for the Present. Univ. of British Columbia Press.
Shotridge, Louis.    
  1919 "War Helmets and Clan Hats of the Tlingit Indians," University of Pennsylvania Museum Journal, 10.
Smyly, John and Carolyn    
  1975 The Totem Poles of Skedans. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Steltzer, Ulli    
  1984 A Haida Potlatch. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
Steltzer, Ulli and Robert Davidson    
  1994 Eagle Transforming: The Art of Robert Davidson. Vancouver and Seattle: Douglas & McIntyre, University of Washington Press.
Stewart, Hilary    
  1973 Indian Artifacts of the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  1977 Indian Fishing: Early Methods on the Northwest Coast. Seattle: Univ. of Wash. Press.
  1979 Robert Davidson, Haida Printmaker. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  1979 Looking at Indian Art of the Northwest Coast. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  1984 Cedar: Tree of Life to the Northwest Coast Indians. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press.
Suquamish Museum    
  1985 The Eyes of Chief Seattle. Suquamish, WA: The Suquamish Museum.
Suttles, Wayne    
  1982 "The Halkomelem Sxwayxwey," American Indian Art Magazine. 8 (1): 56-65.
  1987 Coast Salish Essays. Seattle: University of Washington Press.
  1990 Handbook of North American Indians Vol. 7, Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution.
Swanton, John Reed    
  1909 Contributions to the Ethnology of the Haida. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History. Leiden, New York: E. J. Brill, G. E. Stechert.
Thom, Ian    
  1993 Robert Davidson: Eagle of the Dawn. Vancouver: Vancouver Art Gallery and Douglas & McIntyre.
Thompson, Nile and Carolyn Marr    
  1983 Crow's Shells: Artistic Basketry of Puget Sound. Seattle: Univ. of Washington Press.
University of Alaska Museum    
  1986 The Artists Behind the Work. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Museum.
Vaughan Thomas and Bill Hol    
  1982 Soft Gold: The Fur Trade and Cultural Exchange on the Northwest Coast of America. Portland: Oregon Historical Society.
Wardwell, Allen    
  1964 Yakutat South. Chicago: Art Institute of Chicago.
  1978 Objects of Bright Pride: Northwest Coast Indian Art from the American Museum of Natural History. New York: Center for Inter-American Relations and The American Federation of Arts.
  1996 Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and Its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press with the Corvus Press.
Wingert, Paul S.    
  1976 American Indian Sculpture: A Study of the Northwest Coast. New York: Hacker Art Books.
Wright, Robin K.    
  1979 "Haida Argillite Ship Pipes," American Indian Art Magazine. 5 (1): 40-47.
  1980 "Haida Argillite Pipes: The Influence of Clay Pipes," American Indian Art Magazine. 5 (4): 42-47, 88.
  1982 "Haida Argillite Carved for Sale," American Indian Art Magazine. 8 (1): 48-55.
  1986 "The Depiction of Women in Nineteenth Century Haida Argillite Carving," American Indian Art Magazine. 11 (4): 36-45.
  1991 A Time of Gathering: Native Heritage in Washington State. Seattle: Burke Museum and University of Washington Press.
  1992 "Kadashan's Staff: The Work of a Mid-19th Century Haida Argillite Carver in Another Medium," American Indian Art Magazine. 17 (4): 48-55.
  1998 Two Haida Artists from Yan: Will John Gwaytihl and Simeon Stilthda Please Step Apart? American Indian Art Magazine. 23 (3): 42-57, 106-107.
  2001 “Nineteenth Century Haida Argillite Carvings: Documents of Cultural Encounter,” in Krumrine and Scott (eds) Art and the Native American: Perceptions, Reality, and Influences; Papers in Art History from The Pennsylvania State University, Volume X; University Park: The Pensylvania State University: 224-245.
  2001 Northern Haida Master Carvers. Seattle: University of Washington Press.