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Title Spirit in glass : Plateau Native Beadwork / co-production of Mimbres Fever Productions & Vision Maker Media ; produced, directed and edited by Penelope Phillips
Published Lincoln, NE : Vision Maker Media, 2014
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Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (27 minutes)
Summary 'Art has always been a way to showcase what is going on in a community. We have adapted beads to being our artform. It is definitely a part of our identity.' - Ervanna Little Eagle (Warm Springs) Celebrate the spectacular beadwork and culture of the Columbia River Plateau People through the eyes and hearts of the artists. Together, they share their history, motivation and the beadwork that plays and important role in binding their culture together. Native Plateau beadwork and culture is unique and its story of survival is a part of the rich tapestry of America. Narrated by Nez Perce storyteller Nakia Williamson, Spirit in Glass: Plateau Native Beadwork features artists from the Warm Springs, Yakama, and Umatilla Reservations
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed January 20, 2016)
In English
Subject Indian art -- Northwest Coast of North America.
Indian artists -- Northwest Coast of North America.
Indian beadwork -- Northwest Coast of North America.
Umatilla Indians.
Yakama Indians.
Umatilla Indian Reservation (Or.)
Warm Springs Indian Reservation (Or.)
Yakama Indian Reservation (Wash.)
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Phillips, Penelope, director, producer
Mimbres Fever Productions, production company
Vision Maker Media, film distributor