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Maria Hupfield

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Keeping Score   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Jesus Barraza, Carl Beam, Ryan Red Corn, Jim Denomie, Jason Garcia, Marty Gradolf, Teri Greeves, Maria Hupfield, Alex Jacobs, Tom Jones, Vern Ah Kee, Courtney M. Leonard, Shelley Niro, Duane Slick, Greg Staats, Marie Watt, Nigit’stil Norbert w/ Paul Wilcken, Alfred Youngman at Museum of Contemporary Native Arts August 19th, 2011 - December 31st, 2011
Posted 11/13/11
Counting Coup is a form of prestige, pride and power. “Counting coup” is an expression originating from Plains Indian tactics of intimidation, and an act of bravery that accounts for survival originating from personal victories in non-violent battle exploits. The evidence of confrontation, interaction, and risk encountered through incessant forms of colonization are recorded as experiences and achievements etched in memory, heart and spirit. Counting Coup considers the maker’s mark as a means of action and recognition t... [more]
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