A guide to discovering the fascinating natural history beneath your feet

Spirit Whales and Sloth Tales

Fossils of Washington State

By Elizabeth A. Nesbitt and David B. Williams







An entrancing collection of myths and legends of the sea

Serpent, Siren, Maelstrom, and Myth

Sea Stories and Folktales from Around the World

By Gerry Smyth







An epic new history of Ancient China told through the prism of a dozen extraordinary tombs

Life and Afterlife in Ancient China

By Jessica Rawson








Explores the making and meaning of so-called Native American art

Not Native American Art

Fakes, Replicas, and Invented Traditions

By Janet Catherine Berlo








A unique collaboration celebrating the importance of parkas in Yup'ik material culture

Tengautuli Atkuk / The Flying Parka

The Meaning and Making of Parkas in Southwest Alaska

By Ann Fienup-Riordan, Alice Rearden, and Marie Meade








Features work across a wide range of artistic mediums including paper, glass, and Tyvek

Barbara Earl Thomas

The Illuminated Body

Edited by Carolyn Swan Needell






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