Building One Fire: Art and World View in Cherokee Life

Chadwick Corntassel Smith and Rennard Strickland with Benny Smith (University of Oklahoma Press, $24.95)
Chadwick Corntassel Smith and Rennard Strickland with Benny Smith (University of Oklahoma Press, $24.95)

“I never met a man I didn’t like,” Cherokee humorist Will Rogers famously said, espousing the philosophy that all are sacred in the worldview of the Cherokee.

This art book of contemporary Cherokee art embodies the very four philosophical tenets it reveals: belief, trust, hope and courage is found on every page. Any artist looking for inspiration can find it here.

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