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November 28, 2013 1:45 PM   Subscribe

Matika Wilbur is journeying across the United States to record and share the essence of contemporary Native Culture with the world. There are at least 562 Tribal Nations recognized by the US Federal Government.
posted by Deoridhe (5 comments total) 32 users marked this as a favorite

 
Five seconds in and I'm in love with her project. Thanks so much for this post.
posted by rtha at 2:04 PM on November 28, 2013


Very cool!
posted by spitbull at 3:13 PM on November 28, 2013


There are at least 562 Tribal Nations recognized by the US Federal Government.

See also: Wikipedia's list of federally recognized tribes (566 as of August 2012), and the related List of unrecognized tribes in the United States
posted by filthy light thief at 3:47 PM on November 28, 2013 [1 favorite]


A great mix of traditional and contemporary and just plain amazing photography.
posted by Creosote at 4:31 PM on November 28, 2013


I never heard Trudell described as "inexplicably intelligent" before, but that pretty much nails that elemental experience.

So is this series, thanks very much for pointing to it. 562 is a very large number, but barely hints at the complexity and astonishment in indian country.
posted by Twang at 9:52 PM on November 28, 2013


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