Ernie Pepion (Blackfeet, b. 1943) MAN INFEST DYSENTERY 1992 mixed media 22" x 20" x 3" "When I was small, my grandfather told me that the Blackfeet used moss in the cradleboard. So you can see that 'disposable' diapers are not new. What is new is a 'disposable' diaper that doesn't readily return to nature. "
Joe Cantrell (Cherokee, b. 1945) GRANDE RONDE POW-WOW 1992 Gelatin silver print 11" x 14" "Newcomers to 'pows' are often confused by the sideshow atmosphere outside the arena-it can get a little out of hand at times-but I suppose many expect only solemn ceremonies around a fire or something. This is an expression of our religion and I'm happy it includes humor."
Gail Tremblay In Search of the Ultimate Roach Joke 1993 "I GOT TO THE POW WOW AROUND FIVE; TOOK MY SUITCASE AND STARTED TO PUT ON MY OUTFIT AND ROACH..." "A ROACH?" "HEY MAN, DID YOU SAY YOU FOUND A ROACH?"
Joanna Osburn-Bigfeather "Two years ago my husband and I took a trip across the United States from New York to Los Angeles. During that 6,000 mile journey (round trip) we stopped at numerous gas stations and curio shops. What I discovered were a variety of Indian toys and images of the 'Indian' for sale. It is these toys that young people today view as the Native American. Since that point I started 'collecting' these...
Native American Art, Juniper Buffalo Bull and little Young Man, and Two Guns, 1935 Book, The Blackfeet Indians of Glacier National Park