Mark Sherman (collector)

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Mark Allen Sherman of Pasadena, California is a biochemist (PhD) and prominent string figure enthusiast.[1] His editing and writing led to the publishing of Kwakiutl String Figures by Julia Averkieva, "the most comprehensive Native American string figure collection ever assembled from a single tribe," (or nation) the Kwakwaka'wakw.[2] He founded ISFA Press in 1993,[3] co-edited and illustrated String Figure Magazine from 1996-2005,[4] and has been editor of the Bulletin of the International String Figure Association, which he founded, since 1994.[5]

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  1. ^ Averkieva, Julia P. and Sherman, Mark A. (1992). Kwakiutl String Figures. University of British Columbia. ISBN 0-7748-0432-7.
  2. ^ Averkieva and Sherman (1992), p.xiii.
  3. ^ "ISFA Press",
  4. ^ "String Figure Magazine",
  5. ^ "Bulletin of the International String Figure Association", "Bulletin of String Figures Association",