Tales of Ghosts
First Nations Art in British Columbia, 1922-61Book - 2003
The years between 1922 and 1961, often referred to as the "DarkAges of Northwest Coast art," have largely been ignored by arthistorians, and dismissed as a period of artistic decline. Tales ofGhosts compellingly reclaims this era, arguing that it was insteada critical period during which the art played an important role inpublic discourses on the status of First Nations people in Canadiansociety. Those with an interest in First Nations and Canadian historyand art history, anthropology, museology, and post-colonial studieswill be delighted by the publication of this major contribution totheir fields.
Publisher: Vancouver, BC : UBC Press : 2003
Branch Call Number: 709.7 H312t
Characteristics: 214p illus