Published by Abrams, 1987, in 5th printing. Written by Walter F. Morris, Jr. A 9x11 illustrated book printed in Japan. It is now in soft cover. This book won the Anisfield-Wolf Award in Race Relations. Images from the LIVING MAYA toured the United States with textiles from the weavers’ coop in an exhibition entitled, LIVING MAYA:
The Art of Ancient Dreams. It was created by a grant from PaineWebber and was sponsored by the Americas Society. Curated by Walter F. Morris, Jr.
The Maya Textile Tradition
Published byHarry N. Abrams, Inc. 1997. Written by 5 anthropologists including: Margot Schevill, Linda Schele, Linda Asturias de Barrios, Robert Carlsen, and James Nations. 9x11 printed in Japan. Available at amazon.com. Features the weavers’ art. Textiles are seen in real life situations. It includes landscapes and ruins, daily life, the markets, fashion and change, and ceremonies and rituals. Shot primarily in Guatemala, it includes images from Chiapas, Honduras and Belize. Partial sponsorship for this work came from Kodak, and the departments of tourism of Guatemala, and Belize. An exhibition was created for the Americas Society (New York, June, 1997) and the Lowe Museum
(Miami, November, 1997)
Angela Weaves a Dream: The Story of a Young Maya Artist
Published by Hyperion Books For Children, 1997. The story of a young girl learning to weave the Maya symbols from her grandmother. She enters her first sampler in a contest and wins! Photographed in San Andres Larenzar, Chiapas.
TURQUOISE TRAIL: Native American Jewelry and Culture of the Southwest
Published by Abrams, 1994. Highlights the beauty of turquoise jewelry shown in its cultural context, with historic sites, and insights into Pueblo and Navajo culture.
GEORGIA: A Sovereign Country of the Caucasus
Published by Odyssey Publications, Ltd. Written by Roger Rosen. An illustrated travel guide to Georgia, embracing the tallest mountains In Europe. The information coverage is detailed and complete.
OTHER BOOK CONTRIBUTIONS
BROOKLYN, Abrams, PRE-COLUMBIAN ART IN THE POST-COLUMBIAN WORLD, Abrams, NATIVE AMERICAN DANCE, Smithsonian Press, MOTHER JONES, NEW YORK TIMES Sophisticated Traveler Section.
National Geographic RESEARCH, ARCHAEOLOGY Magazine, NATURAL HISTORY Magazine, NATIVE AMERICA Magazine, SMITHSONIAN Magazine, NY TIMES MAGAZINE SECTION.
United Nations, InterAmerican Foundation, CARE, Save the Children, Pan American Airways, National Geographic, LIFE Magazine, Mexican VOGUE, Prentice Hall, Harcourt/Brace/Jovanovich, Scholastic Publications, Harry N. Abrams Publishers.