This subject is brought together and treated in depth for the first time. Drawing on the best scholarship of others and extensive personal research, the author uncovers the technology and the significance of paint in early Native California Images from walls of remote caves transport the reader to a California long past and little known. Hundreds of rare photographs parallel this scholarly but accessible text on the cave paintings and body paint of California’s Indians. Full-color photos depict an array of artifacts and images. The author’s extensive personal research uncovers the technology and the significance of paint in early Native California.
Earth Pigments and Paint of The California Indians
Meaning and Technology
Author: Paul D. Campbell
About the Author
Paul D. Campbell
Paul Campbell was raised in rural Minnesota where he learned to love nature and the outdoors. He graduated from the University of Minnesota and, after serving in the Marine Corps, worked for the Los Angeles County Department of Probation as a Probation Officer and as a social worker for Children's Services. Now retired, he lives in southern California and travels extensively in Mexico and the Southwest U.S. He is the author of Survival Skills of Native California, The Humboldt Celt and Astronomy and the Maya Calendar Correlation.
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