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Native Americana: Indian Princess
2005

Native Americana: Warpaint
2005

Native Americana: Mohawk
2005

Native Americana: Buckskin
2005
Its surprising how underrepresented the Native American population is in contemporary media. Everyone recognizes Cowboys and Indians, or Pocahontas or The First Thanksgiving, and can remember the imagery associated with that, but there is very little accurate information about current-day Native Americans that makes it into the public consciousness. So were left instead with these bits of outdated, and often racist, imagery that have persisted in American culture that are supposed to represent contemporary Native peoples. So in this drawing series, the men and women sit straight-faced, as if accepting of the characterization. The drawings are meant to play on the ridiculous notion that these representations are in any way realistic, contemporary, or accurate.
Native Americana: Warrior
2005

Native Americana: Papoose
2005

Native Americana: Totem
2006

Native Americana: Redskin
2006

Native Americana: Medicine Man
2006

Native Americana: Eskimo
2006

Native Americana: The Chief
2006

Native Americana: Tomahawk
2006

Native Americana: Tatanka
2007

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