More About An Illustrated History of the Arts in South Dakota
A splendid review of the major arts
forms -- performing, literary, and visual
-- as practiced in South Dakota from
paleo-Indian times until the present, with
a section on Sioux Indian arts by leading
Lakota artist Arthur Amiotte.
Commissioned by the South Dakota
Humanities Council and the South
Dakota Arts Council to celebrate the rich
creative heritage of South Dakota in
honor of the state's centennial.
"A magnificent and thorough collection,
nearly 400 pages of words and illustrations.
This may surprise many in our nation of
urbanites who associate South Dakota with
John Deeres and Winchesters. Arts have
become a big deal in this land of Dances
with Wolves, this seemingly distant Great
-- The Book Dealer
"The excellent color illustrations, bibliography,
and index all help make this book
even more valuable and are further reasons
for recommending it to all libraries--school,
public, and academic."
-- South Dakota Library
Association's Book Marks
"...virtually every event, person, or
phenomenon connected with the arts in
South Dakota's past and present has been
included in this volume...."
-- Nebraska History