Winter/Spring 2018 Edition of the ATADA News - Available Now!

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 Ancestral Figure “Patong” Ngaju Dayak. Borneo Island, Indonesia. Hardwood. H: 68” (173 cm). 18th to 19th century

Ancestral Figure “Patong” Ngaju Dayak. Borneo Island, Indonesia. Hardwood. H: 68” (173 cm). 18th to 19th century

In This Issue...

Art in Focus: Ancestral Figure "Patong"
Mark Johnson takes a closer look at a rare and highly refined Ngaju Dayak sculpture representing an important ancestor. 

On Trend:
Mark Blackburn gives his take on the current state of the Tribal art market and recaps recent auctions.

Legal Briefs:
U.S.’s UNESCO Withdrawal and the Art World; NAGPRA Repatriation Updates from Ron McCoy.

Legal Committee Report: 
The ATADA Voluntary Returns program has successfully returned over 100 sacred and ceremonial items to Southwestern tribes.  Take an in-depth look at how the program works.

Plus: 
ATADA Foundation Updates
The ATADA Calendar - Upcoming and Ongoing Tribal Art Events

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