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20101221123025-shewalkedacrossthestars_littlechildlr Re-imagining Kateri Tekakwitha   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Marcus Amerman, Julie Buffalohead, Marcella Ernest, Rosalie Favell, Anita Fields, Katsitsionni Fox, Jason Garcia, Dyani Lyn Reynolds-White Hawk, Rita Iringan, Deborah Jojola, George Littlechild, Linda Lomahaftewa, Estella Loretto, America Meredith, Ross Montour, Sherry Farrell Racette, Tammy Rahr, Walter K. Scott, Tania Willard at Museum of Contemporary Native Arts January 15th, 2011 - March 31st, 2011
Posted 1/16/11

        Nineteen artists reflect, re-examine and/or critique the phenomenon of Kateri Tekakwitha (Mohawk), prominent “saint” figure among the converted. The exhibition re-imagines Kateri through an Indigenous lens that includes re-contextualizing history and the impact of convergence that shifted religion, tradition and cultural practices across North America.Artists include: America Meredith, Walter K. Scott, Rosalie Favell, George Littlechild, Jason Garcia, Tammy Rahr, Julie Buffalohead, Dya... [more]

Galanin_-_imaginary_sml Nicholas Galanin   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
Nicholas Galanin at Museum of Contemporary Native Arts August 1st, 2010 - January 2nd, 2011
Posted 8/1/10

Alaskan artist Nicholas Galanin brings transformative work to the museum from his series, “The Imaginary Indian” in which manufactured Northwest Coast masks are juxtaposed with French toile. Galanin explores the authentic and inauthentic and how interpretation, appropriation and "cultural drift” inform Northwest Coast art. This exhibit will showcase the Curtis Legacy where Galanin strips masks, bodies and meaning down to reveal that, "The real strength in survival of indigenous kn... [more]

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