Author Archives: Americana

Polychrome Pottery by Noted Native American Artists

Polychrome pottery is described as a vessel decorated with three or more colors. Acoma artists have for decades been masters of combining colorful designs and patterns. Presently, we have dozens of examples for you to choose from. Come in to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

Americana Indian Shows would like to thank you for your support — we look forward to serving you in 2013 and wish you a happy and prosperous new year! Winter has been an exciting season for us! We were kept … Continue reading

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Sandpaintings for the Holidays

Our selection of sandpaintings will be completely restocked and we will focus our attention on the smaller, gift-sized sandpaintings. We will also have a nice selection of jewelry boxes with sandpainted lids as well as the Navajo made ornaments. Keep … Continue reading

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Indian Pottery at AIS

Southwestern American Indians have been crafting clay vessels for over 1,700 years. With each new generation there are changes to style and technique. Presently, styles range from vibrant in color, to intricate in design to traditional, ancestral style. We will … Continue reading

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Winter: A Time of Reflection for Hopi Kachina Carvers

As winter approaches the Hopi begin to say goodbye to their kachinas for the season. The Soyal ceremony marks the end of the year, when the kachinas return to live inside their home in the San Francisco Peaks. Now is … Continue reading

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Textiles from the Gallup Ceremonial Show

This year’s Gallup Ceremonial show produced many fine textiles and we were fortunate enough to have several of the award winners in our inventory during the last series of shows to include a Klagetoh which was one of the Blue … Continue reading

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Check Out Our Holiday Inventory of New Jewelry

Happy Holidays to you and your family! We look forward to seeing you at the show, where we will have an extensive inventory with lots of new and exciting pieces for this holiday series, including a vast array of exquisite … Continue reading

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Navajo weavings, Hopi Kachinas, & Pottery at Our Fall 2012 Shows

We will have a great selection of weavings from the Gallup, Teec Nos Pos and Shiprock areas. Bill Malone has once again promised to provide us with whatever we need. We will try to have some of the Navajo rug … Continue reading

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What’s New in Jewelry

Over the past few months we were busy purchasing from a wide array of artists as summer competitions unfolded. We restocked our supply of jewelry from Myron Panteah during the Museum of Northern Arizona Show held here in Flagstaff. Some … Continue reading

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Remembering Lee Anderson: May 9, 1934 – May 27, 2012

It is with great sadness that Americana Indian Shows and the Anderson family announce the passing of Lee Anderson on Sunday, May 27, 2012. Lee was an extraordinary individual whose passion for Native American arts and culture touched a great … Continue reading

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