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Life as Art, Duane Pasco by Duane Pasco and Barbara Winther chronicles the early life of the artist and his involvement in the revival of Northwest Coast Native Art. There are a total of one hundred and ninety pages with one hundred and forty images, most of them color plates of the artist’s beautiful and powerful masks, totem poles, canoes and much more. More about the book and page samples here.
This book covers all the steps in the carving of a traditional Salish style canoe and includes detailed information from selecting a log through carving, spreading and embellishing. It is a great guide for anyone attempting the carving of a canoe, or as a research source on Pacific Northwest Native canoes.
This is a fifty four page booklet with an over view of the history and technology of the Bent Corner Box developed and used extensively by the Natives of the Northwest Coast of America.
This little publication describes and illustrates with drawings, photos and text the process of creating a bent corner box. Included are twenty color plates with examples of completed and decorated boxes. Illustrations by the author takes one easily through the process of fabricating ones own bent corner container from selecting the correct material, to carving a proper kerf and methods of steam bending to the finished product.
A 2 CD dictionary and grammar guide for learning Chinook Jargon.
Some tips on grammar
Simple and common phrases
Little Cloud helps the People
Min and Could
A pair of boots
Raven gets light for the People
Talapus pe Laloo
Chipmunk and his Mother
Klootzman kopa Wayhut
Humorous t-shirt features a Duane Pasco cartoon of 2 carvers working on the same log with different visions.