With this edition of
we begin our 12th
year of publishing our quarterly
newsletter, especially for you.
Over the span of time our little
newsletter has, to our surprise,
become a collector’s item and is
found in such interesting places
as the Heard Museum Library
While the intent of the publica-
tion is to help stimulate busi-
ness around River Trading
Post, an even larger intent is to
provide readers with insights
into trends in the world of
American Indian art and into
ways to intelligently develop
and manage your own personal
Over the 11 year time span we
have published 176 pages of
information about the art and
the artists, and the enjoyment
of American Indian art.
You can review and search all
11 years of Trading Post Times
for your favorite subject on our
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Trading Post Times
There perhaps is nothing more
collectible than an historic
Navajo weaving from way
Unless, that is, if the weaving is
created entirely of glass, as is
the “weaving” shown here.
Navajo artist, Carol Lujan
stretches the bounds of Ameri-
can Indian art though glass.
This is but one example of
Carol’s work, and it is one large
piece of glass art that measures
nearly three feet in length.
Carol Lujan, better known as
Carol Lujan, PhD and Profes-
sor emerita at Arizona State
University, is a master of creat-
ing glass art that is grounded in
the roots of her Navajo
Through her work, Carol Lujan is a pioneer in expressing the
rich Diné culture beautifully in a totally new art form for
American Indian Artists.
Carol Lujan’s work, including this magnificent work is on dis-
play at River Trading Post, Scottsdale...and on our website.
Volume 12, Issue 1
SPECIAL POINTS OF INTEREST:
River Trading Post Scottsdale 12th Arts
of Native America Show and Sale—
March 5, through 7, 2015
Heard Museum Indian Market
March 7 & 8, 2015
R i v e r T r a d i n g P o s t
INSIDE THIS ISSUE:
Brighten Your Home
With Authentic American
River Trading Post
Favorite Places: Hopi
Late 1880’s Navajo Weaving in Glass by Carol Lujan