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The Spirit sings : artistic traditions of Canada's first peoples

Author: Julia D Harrison; Glenbow Museum.
Publisher: Toronto : McClelland & Stewart ; [Calgary, Alta.] : Glenbow Museum, 1987.
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Publication to accompany the exhibition held at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, during the Olympic Winter Games of 1988. Six essays describe aboriginal costumes, quillwork, stone, wood and bone carvings, jewelry, masks and ritual objects, mainly from the pre-contact era, as well as paintings and diary sketches by Europeans at the time of contact.
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Genre/Form: Art
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Spirit sings.
Toronto : McClelland & Stewart ; [Calgary, Alta.] : Glenbow Museum, 1987
(OCoLC)573172937
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julia D Harrison; Glenbow Museum.
ISBN: 0771033559 : 9780771033551 0771033567 : 9780771033568
OCLC Number: 16580186
Credits: Authors: Julia D. Harrison [and others].
Description: 264 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: I have lived here since the world began : Atlantic coast artistic traditions / Ruth Holmes Whitehead --
Like a star I shine : northern woodlands artistic traditions / Ruth B. Phillips --
By the power of their dreams : artistic traditions of the Northern Plains / Ted J. Brasser --
No little variety of ornament : northern Athapaskan artistic traditions / Judy Thompson --
Pretending to be Caribou : the Inuit parka as an artistic tradition / Bernadette Driscoll --
Silent speakers : arts of the Northwest Coast / Martine J. Reid.
Responsibility: [authors, Julia D. Harrison and others].

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Publication to accompany the exhibition held at the Glenbow Museum, Calgary, during the Olympic Winter Games of 1988. Six essays describe aboriginal costumes, quillwork, stone, wood and bone carvings, jewelry, masks and ritual objects, mainly from the pre-contact era, as well as paintings and diary sketches by Europeans at the time of contact.

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