2012 Arizona Official State Visitor Guide - (Page 87)
DISCOVER ARIZONA’S INDIAN COUNTRY
IN THIS SECTION
89 Calendar of annual American Indian events
The art of shopping for American Indian crafts
by Edie Jarolim
Miniature Tohono O’odham yucca and bear grass basket BELOW Navajo weaver Barbara Teller Ornelas is a ﬁfth-generation Two Grey Hills weaver.
90 Map of Arizona’s tribal lands 91 Comprehensive list of Arizona’s American Indian tribes
Buying American Indian arts and crafts directly from the men and women who make them can be a highlight of a visit to Arizona. You’re not only getting treasured mementos of your trip, you’re also investing in the continuing traditions of the people who created them. But deciding what and where to purchase—and ensuring that the items are genuine—is not always easy. Here are a few tips to get you started.
Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of 2012 Arizona Official State Visitor Guide