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The Current Issue: Vol. 47 # 2, Issue 318


·    Woman’s Leggings: Kiowa vs. Comanche

              Material Culture by Barry Hardin

¨    Californian Desert Ironwood Carvings

               Material Culture by Bernard Wells

¨     Beaded Bags from Columbia River Plateau

               Material Culture by John Molloy

¨ Flat Twined Bags

               Material Culture by Scott Thompson

¨ Wind River Shoshone, 1880s

               Glimpses by Allen Chronister

¨ Traditional Women’s Headdress

               PowwowFashions by Craig Jones

                            Photographs by Danielle Williams


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Our next issue, Vol. 47 # 3, Issue 319


·      Seminole Beadwork Techniques

              Material Culture & Crafts by M.E. (Ted) Thompson

·      Indonesian Fake Northwest Coast Style Woodcarvings

               Material Culture by Richard Green

·      Crow Cradleboards

               Photographic Essay by Jim Johnston

·      Cheyenne, Comanche, Kiowa: W.P. Bliss at Fort Sill

               Glimpses by Allen Chronister

·      REDdress Special

               PowwowFashions by Craig Jones

               Photographs b Brian Fraker


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