'A New Deal for Native Art' Explains How the Gov't Undermined Indigenous Art During the New Deal

Tucson Weekly | October 29, 2009
Jennifer McLerran makes the case that administrators of New Deal Indian policy, particularly John Collier, then-commissioner of Indian Affairs, insisted on romanticizing pre-industrial forms of indigenous art rather than pushing native artists toward self-sufficiency.

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