Spirits and Ancestors and Artifacts (Bill Holm)
- 1992 ----- color ----- 28 min ----- vhs
Host Marcia Alvar speaks with Bill Holm, Curator Emeritus of Northwest Coast Indian Art at the Burke Museum, University of Washington. Mr. Holm discusses his recently published book, Spirit and Ancestor, in which he commemorates the centennial of the Burke museum. As he talks about his career as the curator, a diverse array of Burke Museum pieces are shown. He explains each work culturally and stylistically. The patterns and developments of Northwest Coast Art, together with the effects of Europeans on the culture, is also discussed.
- Topics: (American Indian Studies, Art: Tribal, Pacific Northwest)