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Volume 14, Issue 2
April 2017


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  • Our Love for the Old, the Unusual
  • On-Line Auction Buyers Beware
  • River Trading Post Artists Win Big
  • Favorite Places: Range Cafe
  • Honest People and a Head Slapper
  • An Apache Feast at River Trading Post
Volume 14, Issue 1
January 2017



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  • Santa Fe Cracks Down on Phony American Indian Arts and Crafts Dealers
  • Remembering Millie
  • Favorite Places: Cow Canyon
  • Arts of Native America 14th Annual Show and Sale
  • Native American Images: An Education Resource
Volume 13, Issue 4
October 2016

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  • The Churro Sheep Survives for Navajo Weavers
  • What is American Indian Art? A Delimma.
  • Old Tails from an Old Friend
  • Great Gift Ideas for You
Volume 13, Issue 3
July 2016

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  • River Trading Post Acquires Over 1,000 Pieces of  Classic Fred Harvey Era Jewelry
  • Opinion: Cursive Writing and American Indian Art
  • RTP's Ouellet to Scottsdale Gallery Association Board of Directors
  • Believe It or Not
Volume 13, Issue 2
April 2016



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  • Vivian Tames the Buffalo at River Trading Post, Scottsdale
  • River Trading Post Artists Take Honors at 2016 Heard Market
  • Feds Bust Galleries for Misrepresenting American Indian Art
  • Favorite Places: Navajo Fry Bread Joints
  • Prices for American Indian Beadwork Soars
Volume 13, Issue 1
January 2016


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  • Travel + Leisure Magazine Names River Trading Post as One of 5 Top Best Native American Experiences in Scottsdale
  • River Trading Post - Centerpiece for Scottsdale's famed Native American Indian Art Walk
  • Ageless Navajo Tradition Expressed in Colorful Glass
  • Favorite Places: A Hidden Canyon of Haunting Rock Art
  • Will Native American Jewelry Prices Soar?
Volume 12, Issue 4
October 2015


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  • Renowned Sculptor/Painter Jill Shwaiko Joins River Trading Post Artist Lineup
  • A Treasure Lost: American Indian Art Magazine
  • A Note From a River Trading Post Friend to Share With You
  • Look to River Trading Post for Amazing Holiday Gift Ideas
  • Yuletide At A Thousand Year-Old Village 
Volume 12, Issue 3
July 2015

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  • Edward Charlie Named 2015 Artist of the Year; Mark Fischer Captures Second Place
  • 2015 Santa Fe Indian Market Slashes Top Artists
  • Copper and Silver Is Cool...Very Cool.
  • Favorite Places: Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • Rembering Brant
  • Augustine Mowa Jr. Provides Thoughts About Hopi Art
Volume 12, Issue 2
April 2015

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  • The Trail of Ancient Dignity, a Grand Buffalo
  • River Trading Post Artist Cleans House at Heard Market
  • A Dazzling War Shirt from a Forgotten Pueblo
  • Favorite Places: Scottsdale's Museum of the West
  • Acoma Pottery: Beauty and History Intersect
Volume 12, Issue 1
Janary 2015


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  • Is This A Classic 1800's Navajo Weaving...or Something Else Entirely?
  • Trading Post Times Begins 12 Volume 
  • Brighten Your Home With A Touch of Authentic American Indian Art
  • River Trading Post, Scottsdale.  Art Walk Centerpiece.
  • Favorite Places: Hopi Mesas
Volume 11, Issue 4
October 2014


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  • If It's Too God To Be True...Valuable Observations Shared By Indian Arts Vet.
  • Great Gift Ideas For The Season
  • Kick Start Your Holiday Season 
Volume 11, Issue 3
July 2014


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  • Baby Boomers Create a Great American Indian Art Buying Opportunity
  • Turbulance for SWAIA Indian Market
  • Matriarch of Crow Artists: Mary Lou Big Day
  • Breaking Bounds of Native Art Tradition
  • Favorite Places: Iroquois Indian Museum
  • Only You Can Protect American Indian Art
  • Helping Native Kids for 25 Years
Volume 11, Issue 2
April 2014


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  • Featured RTP Artists Take Honors at 2014 Heard Museum Indian Market
  • IACA Offers $1000 For Supporting IACA Artist of the Year
  • Winter Solstice Reminds Hopi Artist of the Cycle of Life
  • Buyers Beware: Knockoffs and Ripoffs
  • Favorite Places: Singing Stone Studio
  • Breath Taking Beauty of Beadwork
Volume 11, Issue 1
January 2014


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  • RTP Scottsdale Set For 11th Annual Arts of Native America Show and Sale
  • A Cornucopia of Navajo Color and Folk Art to Brighten RTP Scottsdale
  • How Do You Sell Your Native American Indian Art?
  • Foundation Pays $530,000 to Return Tribal Objects.
  • A Historic Trading Post and River Trading Post Works Together
  • Favorite Places: Valley of the Gods
  • From Our Mailbag
  • Ancient Pots and Pans: Utility to Fine Art 
Volume 10, Issue 4
October 2013

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  • Is American Indian Art Becoming An Endangered Species? 
  • River Trading Post Celebrates 13 Great Years.  Thank You.
  • Great Gift Ideas For The Season
  • Favorite Places: Kasha-Katuw
Volume 10, Issue 3
April 2013


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  • When It Comes To Indian Art, What Is An Indian?
  • River Trading Post Bids Farewell to Santa Fe
  • Native Art Isn't Just For Grown Ups
  • Ancestor's Song Closes Out
  • Favorite Places: Hoodoo Land
  • Protect Your American Indian Art Collection
  • Collector's Treasure: The Apache Basket
Volume 10, Issue 2
April 2013

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  • Are We Headed For A Ban On Coral Indian Jewelry?
  • Collectors Love The Informatoin Found On River Trading Post Podcasts
  • Pueblos Change to Traditional Names
  • Favorite Places: Besh-Ba-Gawah
  • Oh My...Keeping a Straight Face
  • The Cradleboard: An Idea Before Its Time 
Volume 10, Issue 1
January 2013

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  • Jewelry and Weavings and Parties, Oh My!
  • Ranch House Restaurant Joins RTP Santa Fe In Annual ArtFeast For Santa Fe Kids
  • Trading Post Times Begins Volume 10
  • A Talented Navajo Boy Follows In Dads Footsteps
  • Exquisite Quilled Regalia Dispayed At River Trading Post - Santa Fe
  • The End Of The Trail: The Story
  • Stop Thief!
  • Sculpture To Make You Smile
Volume 9, Issue 4
October 2012


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  • Pueblo Beauty Through the Lens of Taos Photographer Debbie Lujan
  • River Trading Post Celebrates 12 Great Years.  Thank You!
  • Great Gift Ideas for the Season
  • Favorite Places: San Xavier del Bac
Volume 9, Issue 3
July 2012

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  • Featured RTP Artist Caroline Carpio Named 2012 IACA Artist of the Year
  • RTP Santa Fe Set For 7th Annual Arts of Native America Show and Sale
  • Artists of the Year, A River Trading Post Family
  • Favorite Places: Tonto Ruins
  • Go Ahead. Spil Yourself.  You're Worth It.
  • Historic Hopi Cylinder Collection Spotlighted at River Trading Post - Santa Fe 
Volume 9, Number 2
April 2012

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  • Featured RTP Artists Takes Honors At 2012 Heard Museum Indian Market
  • RTP Website An Information Resource
  • Great Beadwork. A Lost Art?
  • Opinion: What Ever Became of Old Fashioned Integrity?
  • Favorite Places: San Ildefonso Pueblo
  • Zia Potter Featured At River Trading Post
  • What Does The Storm Pattern Weaving Represent
Volume 9, Number 1
January 2012

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  • Winter Time Heats Up At River Trading Post, Scottsdale
  • ArtFeast At River Trading Post, Canyon Road
  • The Wampum Warrior
  • Just How Much Is My Favorite Piece Worth?
  • After 23 Years In The Making, A Book Is Born
  • Favorite Places: Aztec Ruins
  • What Exactly Is A Fetish?
  • Augustine Mowa III: "Old Style" Revivalist
Volume 8, Number 4
September 2011

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  • Cliff Fragua's Ancestor's Song Approaches Sellout
  • Holiday Festivities at River Trading Post
  • Great Gift Ideas for the Season
  • Generations in Clay: Significant Pottery Collection On Display at River Trading Post, Scottsdale.
Volume 8, Number 3
July 2011

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  • RTP Santa Fe Set For 6th Annual Arts Of Native America Show and Sale
  • American IndianArt World Loses Three Great Ones
  • Althea Cajero Joins The River Trading Post Artist Family
  • Hopi Weding Ensemble Displayed at RTP Scotsdale
  • RTP Collector's Certificate Enables Collectors to Trade Up
  • Favorite Places: Museum of Northern Arizona
  • RTP Scottsdale to Host American Indians of the Southwest: A Seminar in Four Parts
  • The Turtle Clan and The 13 Moons
Volume 8, Number 2
April 2011


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  • Functional, Beautiful Beadwork of the Plains.  A Collector's Treasure
  • River Trading Post Pod Network Informs and Entertains Collectors
  • Generations of Great Art From the Fragua Family
  • J.B. Moore: The Catalog Trader
  • Favorite Places: Navajo Trading Posts
  • IACA Collector's Guild Debuts
  • American Indian Art Collector's Favorites

Volume 8, Number 1
January 2011


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  • RTP Scottsdale Set For Winter Of Great Events
  • A Fragua Family At RTP Santa Fe
  • The Great Jewelry Meltdown
  • Laws Tighten On Misrepresented American Indian Art
  • Paphonee's Dragonfly Pottery At RTP
  • Favorite Places: Blackfeet Country
  • RTP's Zeller Heads IACA
  • The Ancient Spiritual Sanctuary Of The Pueblo People

Volume 7, Number 4
October 2010


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  • River Trading Post: Recounting A 10-Year Journey
  • The River Trading Post Idea
  • Westward, Ho
  • The River Trading Post Builders and Teachers
  • A Place for Artists and Collectors
  • Fun At River Trading Post
  • Happy Endings, Sad Endings, Funny Endings

 

 

Volume 7, Number 3
July 2010

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  • RTP Santa Fe Set for August Event
  • RTP Dundee A Favorite Midwest Find
  • River Trading Post Artist Showcase - Santa Fe
  • Ryon Polequaptewa Resurrects Style of Wilson Tawaquaptewa
  • Where Did All the Coral Go
  • Favorite Places: Monument Valley
  • American Indian College Fund Commemorates Maria With Pendleton Blanket
  • "Lord of the Strings" Brings His Unique Sound To River Trading Post, Santa Fe

 

Volume 7, Number 2
April 2010

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  • Pojoaque Pueblo's Daniel Moya At River Trading Post
  • Traditional Art, New Medium For Sculptor Cliff Fragua
  • Add Some Special Beauty To Your Garden Or Yard This Spring With Turtle Clan Art
  • But, Is It Native American Art?
  • Trading Post Times On Line: Have You Subscribed Yes?
  • Favorite Places: Wupatki Pueblo
  • RTP's Joe Zeller to IACA and IAEA Boards
  • Native American Dolls Are Popular Cultural Collectables

 

Volume 7, Number 1
January 2010

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  • RTP Scottsdale Set for 2020 Artist Showcase Events
  • RTP Scottsdale Set for 7th Annual Arts of Native America Show and Sale
  • RTP Scottsdale Teams With Historic Toadlena Trading Post
  • Collecting Native American Art For Love Or For Money
  • Eats Galore At River Trading Post - Santa Fe
  • Favorite Places: Salinas Pueblo Missions
  • Raynard Lalo, A Collector's Favorite

Volume 6, Number 4
October 2009

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  • Ojibwe Illustrator Carly Bordeau Featured at River Trading Post
  • Holiday Fun And Celebrations At River trading Post
  • In His Full Regalia: A New Bronze Sculpture By Cliff Fragua
  • IACA Mission: Protect Consumers, Promote Native American Art
  • Justin Lomatewama Follows in Dad's Footsteps
  • Favorite Places: Ruins At Santa Clara Pueblo
  • A Gift For Loved Ones and For Indian Artists: A Holiday Thought For You
  • River Trading Post Covers A Thousand Years And 87 Tribes

Volume 6, Number 3
July 2009

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  • Cliff Fragua Celebrates The Wild Horse In Bronze
  • RTP Santa Fe Set for 5th annual Arts of Native America Show And Sale
  • Legend and Aftermath of the Whirling Log
  • Tips and Tidbits a Website Hit
  • A Cross Culture Dance Shirt
  • Favorite Places: Cliff Palace
  • Menominee Artist Wendy Boivin Joins RTP
  • Kachinas: Spiritual Forms In Creation

Volume 6, Number 2
April 2009

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  • Artist Showcase Offers Opportunity For Visitors and For Artists
  • Ojibwe Bandolier Bags Flourish In The Art Market
  • How We Can Help You Build A Great Native American Art Collection On A Tight Budget
  • NMAI Puts Massive Collection On Line
  • Favorite Places: Chaco Canyon
  • Know The Law About Indian Arts And Crafts
  • About The Man In The Maze

Volume 6, Number 1
January 2009

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  • Lisa Chavez-Thomas Joins RTP Artists
  • RTP Scottsdale Set For 6th Annual Arts Of Native America Show And Sale
  • Papooses Traveled In Comfort And Style
  • Cliff Fragua Begins Residency
  • Favorite Places: El Santuario De Chimayo
  • Learn From Your Visits With The Artists
  • Classic Ye'I Weaving Displayed At RTP Scottsdale

Volume 5, Number 4
October 2008

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  • Nez Perce Ensemble Safely Back Homer
  • Great Gift Ideas From River Trading Post
  • Shawl Dancers Celebrate The Seasons
  • Seasonal Fun At River Trading Post In Dundee And Santa Fe
  • Ed Seechoma's Bow Legged Kachina Dolls
  • Mark Fischer Turtle Storyteller Takes 1st At Santa Fe Indian Market
  • Therese Tohtsoni: Last Of A Line?

Volume 5, Number 3
July 2008

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  • RTP Santa Fe Set For Annual Arts Of Native America Show and Sale
  • River Trading Post Updates Now Available To You Via E-Mail
  • Creation Of Shawl Dancers, From Paper To Bronze
  • Nez Perce Ensemble Completes Its Full Circle
  • Shane Hendren Jewelry Featured At River Trading Post
  • Carl Moon Relic Displayed At RTP Dundee

Volume 5, Number 2
April 2008

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  • Cliff Fragua Creates His First Bronze Series In Celebration Of The Seasons
  • River Trading Post Heads To Baraboo
  • Dorleen Gashweseoma: Master Basketmaker
  • Time To Hit The Powwow Trail
  • Honoring The Past, Celebrating the Present
  • Favorite Places: Montezuma Castle
  • Fischer Sculpture Recalls The Iroquois Longboat
  • River Trading Post: The Gathering Place

Volume 5, Number 1
January 2008

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  • Oneida Artist Fischer Joins RTP Lineup

  • RTP Scottsdale Hosts 5th Annual Arts of Native America Show

  • River Trading Post, Scottsdale.  A New Era

  • Organization Tracks Stolen Native American Artifacts

  • Keep In Touch, Learn A Lot With River Trading Post Extras

  • Favorite Places: Fort Union

  • Carpio One Of Six Top Artists Selected For Heard Museum Guild Event

  • The Semi-Precious Stone Of The Sky

Volume 4, Number 4
October 2007

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  • Cliff Fragua Scores With Ancestor's Song
  • Holiday Festivities At River Trading Post
  • A Dozen Great Gift Ideas
  • A New Home For River Trading Post Scottsdale

Volume 4, Number 3
July 2007



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  • Santa Fe Hosts Arts Of Native America Show And Sale

  • RTP Scottsdale Celebrates 5th Birthday and A New Home
  • Arbuckles' The Coffee That Won The West
  • Kachina Doll Carver Lomatewama Trys Hand At Glass
  • River Trading Post Pod Network Debuts
  • Favorite Places: "T" Shaped Doorways
  • Vietnam Memorial Holds Special Meaning To Sculptor Cliff Fragua
  • Ryon Polequaptewa: Kachina Carver And Thunder Maker

Volume 4, Number 2
April 2007



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  • Beaded Double Saddle Fit For A Great Collection
  • Acoma Pueblo Becomes A National Trust Site
  • "Old Broken Nose" The Great Healer
  • Gathering Of Nations - King Of Pow Wows
  • Enjoy Keeping Up To Date Via River Trading Post RSS Feeds
  • Favorite Places: San Jose de Tumacacori
  • A Very Important Hat For A Very Important Person.  Can You Top This?
  • Noreen Simplicio Awes Collectors, Honors Ancestors

Volume 4, Number 1
January 2007



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  • Cliff Fragua Encores As RTP Artist In Residence
  • 4th Annual Arts Of Native America Show And Sale Set For RTP Scottsdale
  • 2006-2007 IACA Artist Of The Year Amelia Joe-Chandler Featured At RTP
  • Collectors Tip: Keep Records About Your Collection
  • Grey Wolf Keeps Tradition Alive
  • Favorite Places: Pecos Pueblo
  • Indian Beadwork A Collector's Treasure
  • Kachinas Arrive In Force To Help Growing Season During Bean Dance Ceremony

Volume 3, Number 4
October 2006



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  • Enjoy Holiday Magic At River Trading Post
  • Pueblo Dances Highlight The Christmas Season
  • Great Holiday Gift Ideas
  • Honanie Continues A Spiritual Hopi Tradition

Volume 3, Number 3
July 2006



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  • Top Indian Market Artists Gather At RTP Santa Fe
  • Navajo Nation Fair Celebrates 60 Years
  • John and Betty Mitchell Build A Chicagoland Indian Museum
  • From Phoenicians to Navajo: The Naja
  • Favorite Places: Hovenweep
  • Santa Clara's Jeff Roller Joins RTP Artist Lineup
  • Acoma Pueblo Opens New Museum, Cultural Center
  • Caroline Carpio Creates In Clay and Bronze

Volume 3, Number 2
April 2006



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  • Students Create College Fund Series
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center Hosts First Albuquerque Indian Market
  • Pow Wow Season Ahead
  • Sharing A Culture In Word And Stone - Andy Abeita
  • Tradition Evolves Into Beauty
  • Favorite Places - 21,000 Stories at Three Rivers
  • Where Should I Invest?  Pottery or Weavings or Sculpture?
  • The Master At Work - Cliff Fragua

Volume 3, Number 1
January 2006



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  • Cliff Fragua: RTP's Artist In Residence
  • RTP Scottsdale Hosts RTP 3rd Annual Arts Of Native America Show and Sale
  • Kopelva: Hopi Carver Of Excellence
  • 1890's Grass Dance Necklace Displayed At RTP Scottsdale
  • Favorite Places: Palataki
  • Cavaet Emptor (Buyer Beware)
  • Native American Images - An RTP Website Worth Checking
  • Navajo Beauty In A Small Package - Wallace Nez

Volume 2, Number 4
October 2005



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  • Christmas Eve Magic On Canyon Road
  • Navajo Artist Joe Yazzie Featured At RTP 5th Birthday Celebration
  • Great Gift Ideas For The Season
  • Fannie's Migration Patterns Last Through Generations

Volume 2, Number 3
July 2005



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  • RTP Santa Fe Hosts Reception for Top Indian Market Artists
  • Indian Summer Festival On Lake Michigan Shores
  • Art of a Vanished People Still Lives
  • 59th Annual Fair At Navajo Nation Capitol
  • Favorite Places: Canyon de Chelly
  • Indian Market Session With Ramson Lomatewama
  • Cajero To Unveil New Work at RTP, Santa Fe
  • Koopee Preserves Ancient Hopi Tradition Through Pottery

Volume 2, Number 2
April 2005



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  • Ramson Lomatewama Carvings A Hit
  • RTP Heads to Baraboo
  • Zuni Animals that Protect, Heal and Help
  • Bon Appite, RTP Scottsdale Team Up for Make-A-Wish Foundation.
  • Favorite Places: Acoma Pueblo
  • Dine' Ts'aa' - The Basket of Meanings
  • Collector's Prize: Gloria Kahe Pottery
  • The Night The Band Played On

Volume 2, Number 1
January 2005


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  • River Trading Post Santa Fe Opens
  • RTP Scottsdale Readies for Heard Festivities
  • Joe Cajero Joins RTP Artist Lineup
  • All Indian Radio
  • Favorite Places: Gila Cliffs
  • Chicago Indian Center Opens Museum
  • Two Grey Hills - The Benz of Weavings
  • Cliff Fragua IACA Artist of the Year

Volume 1, Number 4
October 2004



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  • River Trading Post Santa Fe To Open
  • Comanche/Kiowa Artist Gordon Tonips
  • A Dozen Great Gift Ideas
  • A New Traditiona At San Ildefonso, Eric Sunbird Fender
     

Volume 1, Number 3
July 2004



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  • E.S. Curtis: Praised And Criticized
  • American Indian Museum Celebrates Opening
  • Pride Of The Ojibwe: The Bandolier Bag
  • Favorite Places: Hubbell Trading Post
  • A Wish For Independence - 1879
  • Experience Traditional And Contemporary Native America At Indian Summer
  • Hopi Firefighter Panana Featured At RTP
  • Chee Stretches The Tradition Envelope

Volume 1, Number 2
April 2004



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  • Stanley Hill - Mohawk Great
  • River Trading Post On The Road
  • Old Ways Recalled In New Traditional Kachinas
  • Favorite Places: Taos Pueblo
  • Nez Perce Dance Ensemble
  • Pay A Fair Honest Price for Indian Art
  • Aurora Univeristy Pow-Wow
  • River Trading Post - A Gathering Place

Volume 1, Number 1
January 2004



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  • Caroline Carpio
  • Heard Museum Indian Market
  • Cliff Fragua Heads To Washington D.C.
  • Native Art Isn't Just Southwest
  • Antique Germantown Weaving
  • Stick with the Real Thing When Buying Indian Art
  • American Indian College Fund: Building Better Lives
  • Favorite Places: White House Ruins