Month: May 2014

Native American Portraiture in the Twenty-first Century

Makita Wilbur, Mary Evelyn Belgarde (Tribal Affiliation: Pueblo of Isleta and Ohkay Owingeh), 2014. Tacoma Art Museum – Matika Wilbur’s Project 562 Native American Portraiture in the Twenty-first Century As a defining image of the Native American, ‘the noble savage’ is couched in condescension. Like so many entrenched notions, it’s a very old one. Its …

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