North by Northeast
Wabanaki, Akwesasne, Mohawk, and Tuscarora Traditional Arts. By Kathleen Mundell. 120 pgs. Softcover.
North by Northeast shares the art and experiences of practicing Northeastern artisans. Mundell profiles over 35 traditional artists working primarily in Maine and New York. This book recognizes the resourcefulness and creativity of these artists. These artists belong to the Wabanaki, Akwesasne Mohawk and Tuscarora people.
It features basketry, beadwork, canoe making, wood carving and quilting. The text discusses how these artisans learned their craft and how the products they create have developed over time.
This is not a guidebook, but you will find it inspiring for your own craftwork.
Color and Black & White photographs of the artists and their creations.