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Contemporary Native North American Architecture Between 1966 and 1996

  • Carol Herselle Krinsky
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Abstract

Since the mid-l960s, the North American peoples indigenous to the USA and Canada have expressed their various cultural values in buildings designed for traditional practices and for introduced activities such as schools, hospitals, cultural centres and government functions. The people concerned are known as Native Americans or Indians in the USA and as First Nations peoples in Canada. This chapter addresses buildings of various types on reservations and in cities within the contiguous USA that express specific cultural values using modern architectural methods, materials and forms. They demonstrate that while Native American values have survived, they have also evolved and responded to societal forces.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New York UniversityNew YorkUSA

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