Jeffrey Jay Foxx, an ethnographic photographer of international repute, has journeyed around the world for educational publishers and developmental organizations such as the United Nations and the InterAmerican Foundation. He has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Central America, and the American Southwest, on his own, for the Science Museum of Minnesota, and for such publications as Life and National Geographic.

His most recent Abrams book is The Turquoise Trail: Native American Jewelry and Culture of the Southwest. His work also appears in Native American Dance, published by the Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian. Hyperion Books for Children published Angela Weaves a Dream. Photography in the Mayan Region has been completed on The Mayan Textile Tradition, to be published by Harry N. Abrams, Inc. [1996] which features the textile collection of the Museo Ixchel in Guatemala City and costumes of the highland Maya.

Foxx's work reflects his profound respect for the dignity and artistic achievements of indigenous peoples; Living Maya won the prestigious Anisfield-Wolf Award in Race Relations.

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