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Tag Archives: Native Americans
Graciela Iturbide: Mujer Ángel, Desierto de Sonora, México [Angel Woman, Sonora Desert, Mexico] (1979)
Richard Mayhew: Transition II (2013)
Every Tlingit clan in every major village was supposed to have its own shaman (’ixtˈ), who might also be a clan or house chief, uniting supernatural power with economic and ceremonial leadership….The functions of the shaman were several. He fought … Continue reading
From a series by photographer Adam Sings in the Timber: I am currently working on a broader project making a series of portraits of Native Women wearing traditional regalia in metropolitan settings, in order to illustrate that wherever a person … Continue reading
Robert Pruitt: Heliocentrist (2013)
James White Calf (attrib): Elkskin Robe (ca. 1920); the robe is a record of the war honors of Mountain Chief, a Blackfeet chief.
Richard Mayhew: Pastoral (c. 1963)
William Marple: Mount Tamalpais from Napa Slough (1869) The name “Tamalpais” derives from the Coast Miwok name for the mountain, támal pájiṣ, which means “west hill.” The Coast Miwok numbered between 1,500 and 2,000 before the arrival of Europeans to … Continue reading
Klatle-bhi (Kwakwaka’wakw/Squamish): The Guardian; I had to guess on the date.
A still from Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa’s performance piece Breve Historia de la Arquitectura en Guatemala (2013). The performers are Diego Sagastume and Jennifer De León.