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Steven Yazzie (Diné/Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico/European descent)
Orchestrating a Blooming Desert, 2003

oil on canvas
overall: 121.9 x 152.4 cm (48 x 60 in.)
framed: 127.2 x 157.5 x 4.4 cm (50 1/16 x 62 x 1 3/4 in.)
Collection of Christy Vezolles
© 2003 Steven J. Yazzie. All rights reserved. Image: Courtesy of the Heard Museum, Photo by Craig Smith

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Emmi Whitehorse (Diné)
Fog Bank, 2020

mixed media on paper on canvas
overall: 129.5 x 198.1 cm (51 x 78 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, William A. Clark Fund
© Emmi Whitehorse

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G. Peter Jemison (Seneca Nation of Indians, Heron Clan)
Sentinels (Large Yellow), 2006

acrylic, oil, and collage on canvas
overall: 91.4 x 101.6 cm (36 x 40 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Funds from Sharon Percy Rockefeller and Senator John Davison Rockefeller IV
© G. Peter Jemison

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Chris Pappan (Kanza/Lakota)
Atom Heart Mother (Earth), 2016

mixed media on ledger paper
overall: 40.6 x 25.4 cm (16 x 10 in.)
framed: 60.96 x 48.26 cm (24 x 19 in.)
Courtesy of Travois
© Chris Pappan

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Jim Denomie (Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe, Ajijaak Clan)
Edward Curtis, Paparazzi: Chicken Hawks, 2008

oil on canvas
overall: 88.9 x 101.6 cm (35 x 40 in.)
Loan from the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
© Jim Denomie Estate.

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Star WallowingBull (Ojibwe/Arapaho)
Modern Day Indian, 2004

lithograph crayon and colored pencil on paper
overall: 56.5 x 76.2 cm (22 1/4 x 30 in.)
framed: 87 x 105.41 x 5.72 cm (34 1/4 x 41 1/2 x 2 1/4 in.)
Collection Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, Kansas
© Star WallowingBull. Photo by EG Schempf

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Gerald Clarke Jr. (Cahuilla Band of Indians)
Native American Art, 2019

charred watercolor paper
overall: 76.2 x 55.9 cm (30 x 22 in.)
framed (approximate): 101 x 76 x 5 cm (39 3/4 x 29 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)
Courtesy of the artist

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Melissa Cody (Navajo)
World Traveler, 2014

three-ply wool, aniline dyes, wool warp, and six-ply selvedge cords
overall: 228.6 x 124.1 cm (90 x 48 7/8 in.)
Stark Museum of Art, Orange, Texas, Purchase of the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation, 2014, 2014.1.1

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Linda Lomahaftewa (Hopi/Choctaw)
Parrots Prayer Song, 1989

color offset lithograph on wove paper
overall: 76.2 x 55.9 cm (30 x 22 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Funds from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation
© Linda Lomahaftewa

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Cara Romero (Chemehuevi)
Indian Canyon, 2019

archival pigment print
overall: 38.1 x 121.9 cm (15 x 48 in.)
Courtesy of the artist
© Cara Romero

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Demian DinéYazhi' (Diné)
No Place Like Hózhó, 2017

six-color lithograph
overall: 101 x 76.2 cm (39 3/4 x 30 in.)
framed: 116.84 x 93.98 cm (46 x 37 in.)
Crow's Shadow Institute of the Arts
© 2017 Demian DinéYazhi'. Photo by Crow’s Shadow Institute of the Arts

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Marie Watt (Seneca Nation of Indians/European descent)
Antipodes, 2020

vintage Italian beads, industrial felt, and thread
top piece (Skywalker): 137.2 x 160.7 cm (54 x 63 1/4 in.)
bottom piece (Skyscraper): 135.9 x 151.1 cm (53 1/2 x 59 1/2 in.)
National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Funds from Sharon Percy Rockefeller and Senator John Davison Rockefeller IV

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Will Wilson (Diné)
Auto-Immune Response no. 2, 2004

archival pigment print (digital carbon) on archival paper
image: 43.8 x 68.6 cm (17 1/4 x 27 in.)
sheet: 55.9 x 76.2 cm (22 x 30 in.)
Courtesy of the artist

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Edgar Heap of Birds (Cheyenne and Arapaho Nations)
Native Host for Washington D.C., 2022

mylar text on metal sign panel with metal post and floor base
overall: 45.7 x 91.4 cm (18 x 36 in.)
Collection of the artist
© Edgar Heap of Birds. Photo by Shanna Ketchum Heap of Birds

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Preston Singletary (Tlingit)
Raven Steals the Sun, 2017

blown and sand-carved glass
overall: 51.4 x 22.9 x 17.8 cm (20 1/4 x 9 x 7 in.)
Collection of Jerry Cowdrey
© Preston Singletary. Photo by Russell Johnson

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Kay WalkingStick (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma/European descent)
Ute's Homelands, 2022

oil on panel in two parts
overall: 76.2 x 152.4 x 5.1 cm (30 x 60 x 2 in.)
Courtesy the artist and Hales London and New York
© Kay WalkingStick. Photo by JSP Art Photography


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