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Native American Art As A Form Of Healing

Native American Art plays a significant role in terms of educating us about the past. There are many stories that you can learn about and understand by appreciating Native American Art. In this blog post, we are going to look at Native American Art, such as Acoma pottery, as well as how this art is used in therapeutic ways.  The History of Acoma Pueblo Pottery There are some truly stunning examples of Native American Art. Acoma Pueblo art, for example, is best known for its unique style and method for making pottery. They use techniques that have been practiced since 1150 AD such as the establishment of Acoma.  Acoma Pueblo pottery, a distinct style of Acoma pottery, is also well-known...

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What Native American Tribes Made Pottery?

Prior to European settlers coming to Central America, the land was populated by indigenous native tribes that lived there for centuries. These tribes developed technologies and practices that live on today in the form of Native American pottery and artworks available .  So, which Native American tribes made pottery, and why is Native American pottery a nice thing to buy today? In this article, we will take a look at the tribes that made pottery most often and how it differs depending on the tribal styles.    A Short History Pottery was thought to have originated in Asia, where it was made 13,000 years ago, but that was before ancient pottery on the North American continent was discovered. Pottery found...

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What Are Some Characteristics Of Native American Art?

Native American art encompasses the artwork created by indigenous people in North (including the Arctic), Central, and South America, spanning from the Lithic stage beginning in 18,000 BC up into the present. Much of the oldest Native American art was produced on plant and animal-based materials and has not survived the passage of time as well as contemporaneous stone tips, tools, and petroglyphs (rock paintings). Nevertheless, many artifacts remain that are exceedingly old, and modern Native American art continues to be produced. The demand for these beautiful and unique pieces in museums and private collections has made Native American art renowned across the world. If you are interested in honoring the traditions and culture of these people by becoming a...

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Who Is A Famous Native American Artist?

Native American art is just as alive today as it was before European colonization throughout the Americas triggered the decline of their unique civilizations and empires. Regulated to reservations for decades and still wandering through the reverberations of institutional injustice today, Native Americans have nonetheless left an indelible mark on present western society - perhaps most evidently through art. Some have done so through traditional forms, others by more modern conventions, but when viewing the amalgamate all come into focus as an unbroken chain connecting one distinct identity. We’re passionate about Native American art at C & D Gifts in New Mexico, and love sharing their unique and beautiful traditions with the world. One way we can do this is...

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Beginners Guide to Collecting Native American Pottery

Beginners Guide to Collecting Native American Pottery     A lot of Native American Pottery collectors start off by being attracted to “Southwest” themes and are attracted to pottery that has that Southwest feel but isn’t necessarily Native American. We know, because that is how we started, later realizing that it was really Native American pottery that we loved and not just Southwest designs. This guide is meant to help the true beginner who has found themselves attracted to Native American pottery but has a desire to educate themselves first before buying or investing too much. True Native American pottery is a tradition that has been handed down from generation to generation for thousands of years. It takes an enormous...

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