American Indian Arts and Crafts The Misrepresentation Problem

ISBN-10: 1621004171
ISBN-13: 9781621004172
Authors: Jennifer N. Upton
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The sale of goods falsely represented as authentic Indian-produced arts and crafts has been a persistent and potentially growing problem in the United States. At least 1.9 million members of federally recognised Indian tribes live in the United States, some of whom are artisans who create pottery, baskets, rugs and other types of arts and crafts for sale to wholesalers, retailers or the public directly at Indian art shows and markets. Misrepresentation by sale of inauthentic products created by non-Indians, including imports from foreign countries, is a matter of great concern to Indian artisans, who may have to reduce their prices or lose sales because of competition from lower-priced…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated Number of pages: 82 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.25" tall Weight: 0.286 lbs. Language: English