This is not just another book about those cute but expensive dolls sold throughout the Southwest. Teiwes provides good background then proceeds into detail about recent developments in carving technique.
Books of the Southwest
Teiwes is foremost a photographer, and her images of the artists at work and of the kachina sculptures are extraordinary. . . . Provides an excellent understanding of the secular contexts of contemporary Hopi kachina wood sculpture.
American Indian Culture and Research Journal
Provides a clear example, easily grasped by most readers, of how Native Americans, even members of tribes rooted in centuries of tradition, adapt to modern technologies and opportunities.
This book will be of great value in furthering our understanding of Hopi culture, for stimulating a rethinking of ethnic art, and for opening new horizons in the anthropology of tourism.
Asian Folklore Studies
This book merits the attention of collectors and others enchanted by these works of art. . . . A pleasure to read.
Utah Historical Quarterly
Absorbing reading for art lover and novice alike.