The Western Grasslands of Cameroon in west Africa have been involved with traditional crafts, including weaving, stitching of traditional dress, carving, sculpture, pottery, smelting of materials and smithing. This book aims to document those crafts.
Each craft is described in some detail; the areas it is practiced in, materials used, techniques involved. Photographs document stages of production and examples of the end result. 108p. Measures 8×11.75 inches.
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Looks at how the totems came to Sitka and the art of Tlingit and Haida tribal totems displayed at Sitka.
Many pen and ink illustrations by JoAnn George.
Also includes explanations of the symbols, some legends associated with the pole, and information on how the totems were made and decorated, the different types of totem poles, etc.
Embossed totem on cover. Further readings. 28p. Measures 5×9 inches.