Native America Calling: Native creation and use of color
Your National Electronic Talking Circle
Friday, June 24, 2022
Native creation and use of color
From the rich colors used in Navajo weaving to all the colors of the rainbow beaded into medallions and regalia, Indigenous hues carry meaning, stories, and emotion.
Some colors specific to tribes represent the available animals, plants, and minerals used to make them.
Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce talks with Native artists about traditional and contemporary meanings, sources, and uses of color.
Guests on Native America Calling
Zefren Anderson (Diné), experimental archaeological weaver and silversmith