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California Indian Arts Association Archives MSA.53
MSA.53  
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Description
This collection includes a series of filmed meetings of the California Indian Arts (CIA) Association, recorded between the years of 1994-2000. The CIA was founded in 1994 to provide a forum for discussions pertaining to the arts, artifacts, and culture of the Indians of Southern California. Meetings featured presentations by experts in topics such as basketry, pottery, archaeology, and rock art. Professional video was filmed live at all CIA programs, except for those where the topic was of a sensitive nature or where filming was not practical. The collection also includes issues of the CIA monthly newsletter, which contain meeting minutes, event listings, and photos.
Background
The California Indian Arts (CIA) Association was founded in 1994 to provide a forum for discussions pertaining to the arts, artifacts, and culture of the Indians of Southern California. Meetings occurred from 1994-2000 and featured presentations by experts in topics such as basketry, pottery, archaeology, and rock art.Justin Farmer is one of the founders of the California Indian Arts (CIA) Association and served as the unofficial manager and newsletter editor from 1994-2000. Farmer, a former traffic engineer, is a basket weaver and collector, a cultural scholar, and author.
Extent
4 Linear Feet
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry Museum of the American West. Copyright is held by Justin Farmer, as the manager of the California Indian Arts (CIA) Association. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Research Services and Archives. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder or the intellectual property of the tribal affliate(s), which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
For access and more informatio about this collection, please contact Autry Library staff at rroom@theautry.org