July 21
The Southwest

 

 

 

Southwest Timeline
Archaic Desert Hunter Gatherers
500 BC - AD 100
Casas Grandes
700 - 1450
Anasazi
700 - 1400
Mesa Verde
900 - 1350
Chaco Canyon
900 - 1175
Pueblo Bonito
900 - 1175
Hohokam
550 - 1400
Mimbres
200 - 1150
Historic Pueblos 1540 - Present

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soputhwest Tribal Maps

Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anasazi Ceramics

Anasazi painted ceramics. Basket Maker III and Pueblo I periods.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mimbres ware

Painted bowl. Mimbres. AD 1100 - 1150.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

Kokopelli

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mimbres Ware

Bowl depicting decapitation scene. Mimbres. 1000 - 1150.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

 

 

 

White Mountain Red Ware

Painted jar. Anasazi. AD 1325 - 1400.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nampeyo

Nampeyo displaying her pottery. 1901.
Preble, Duane, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank. Artforms. Seventh ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Painted jar. Made by Nampeyo. Tewa-Hopi. c. 1900.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seed Jar

Nampeyo. Seed Jar. c. 1915 - 1916.
Preble, Duane, Sarah Preble and Patrick Frank. Artforms. Seventh ed. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, NJ, 2002.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez. c. 1950.
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Blackware jar

Maria and Julian Martinez. Jar (black-on-black design). c. 1930.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

Pit House

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pueblo Bonito

Pueblo Bonito. Anasazi. AD 850 - 1115.
Townsend, Richard F. ed. The Ancient Americas: Art from Sacred Landscapes. Chicago: The Art Institute of Chicago, 1992.

 

 

 

Great Kiva at Pueblo Bonito

 

 

 

 

 

Casa Rinconada

Casa Rinconada. Anasazi. AD 1020 - 1100.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diagram of Casa Rinconada

Diagram of Casa Rinconada
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

 

 

Hopi Ceremonial Dance

Fred Kabotie (Hopi). Zuni Shalako. c. 1928 - 32.
Berlo, Janet Catherine and Ruth B. Philips. Native North American Art. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1998.

 

 

 

 

Sipapu = ritual hole in the floor opening to the Underworld

 

 

 

Kachina = ancestral spirit beings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zuni Kachina Doll

Kachina doll. Zuni. 1920s or 1930s.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

 

Types of Kachinas

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hopi Kachina Doll

Kachina doll. Hopi. 1930s.
Penney, David W. North American Indian Art. New York: Thames and Hudson, 2004.

 

 

Hemis Kachina Doll