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Enculturated White Man
Partial THE ENCULTURATED WHITE MAN installation as part of the YOU ARE ON INDIAN LAND exhibition Museum of Northern Arizona, Flagstaff AZ 2015-2016 Other exhibiting artists included: Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit/Aleut), Michael Namingha (Hopi-Tewa), Steven Yazzie (Navajo) Cannupa Luger (Lakota) and Ed Kabotie (Navajo).
Installation walk-through video: https://vimeo.com/346913963 (:53)
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Enculturated White Man

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Masked Couple

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo
Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, silk fabric, linen, buttons

Shrine:
polychrome wood, abalone shells, feathers, cotton fabric, sticks, twine, copper wire

Stand, cover and flags (not shown):
polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, abalone shells

72" X27 1/4" X17"
Enculturated White Man

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Weasel Tails

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, silk and cotton fabric, buttons, cotton lace, sequins,
weasel tails (trapped and skinned by the artist)

Shrine: polychrome wood, shells, feathers, leather, “bone” beads, silk, beads, silver thread, yarn, horse hair

Stand, cover and flags (not shown):
polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, abalone shells,
cotton fabric, “bone” beads, horse hair,
leather, beads, silver thread, yarn

83 3/4" X 25 1/2" X 17 3/4"
Enclutrated White Man

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Bug-Duck

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, silk and cotton fabric, linen, beads, buttons

Shrine: polychrome wood, shells, duck scull, persimmon seeds, feathers, wool yarn, beads, silk
fabric, copper

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton
fabric and twine, box turtle shell,
cotton batting, sequins, shells

77 5/8" X 26 1/4" X 18"
Enclutrated White Man

 

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Snakes & Tulips

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, silk and cotton fabric, fur, brass buttons, silk ribbon

Shrine: polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, box turtle shell, cotton batting, sequins, shells, cast wood, badger skull and pelvis, feathers, wool yarn, linen twine, gold foil, wood beads

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, gold foil

114" X 28 1/4" X 18 5/16"
Enclutrated White Man


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Bardello Navajo

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, needlepoint canvas, silk and cotton fabrics, cotton lace with sequins

Shrine: polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton twine, wool fabric and yarn, beads, spent .22 shells

Stand, cover and
flags (not shown):
polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, beads

73 3/4" X 28 3/4" X 19 1/2"
Enclutrated White Man


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Bead Flower

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: weaving and crotchet with cotton threads, silk and cotton fabric, wool yarn, beads, linen
cord, vegetal dyed wood

Shrine: polychrome wood, deer antler, felt, beads, DMC thread embroidery, silk, wool threads

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, beads, wool fabric and threads, cotton crotchet.

87" X 30 1/2" X
20 1/8"
Enclutrated White Man


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Hand Print

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: beads; cotton, wool and silk fabric

Shrine: polychrome wood, fur, feathers, cotton yarn, cotton and leather ribbon, wood laminate, cast wood

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, wood laminate

80 3/4" X 29 1/4" X 19 1/2"

 

Enclutrated White Man

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Wedding Couple

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, silk threads, linen fabric, pulled thread work on cotton, beads

Shrine: polychrome wood, upholstery tacks; cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, yarn and ribbon

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, birch bark, upholstery tacks

87 1/2" X 29 1/2" X 18 5/8"
Enclutrated White Man

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Turkey-Fish

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: 15mm Rocaille beads on 10ct cotton canvas, cotton fabric, leather, silk ribbon

Shrine: polychrome wood, cotton thread, leather, marble tiles and beads, adobe clay

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, marble tiles

82" X 29 1/2 "
X 18 1/4"

 

 

Enclutrated White Man

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Eskimo

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, cotton fabric, silk, bearded seal (oogruk) fur, reindeer leather, carved walrus ivory, bluebird feathers

Shrine: polychrome wood, walrus ivory, beads, whale baleen, beach grass

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, walrus ivory

76" X 28 1/2"
X 18 1/2"
Enclutrated White Man


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Tassels and Corn

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, cotton yarn and cord, feathers, cotton velvet

Shrine: polychrome wood, cotton mattress ticking, cotton and wool yarn, silver foil, cast wood,
silver threads, beads, corn cobs

Stand, cover and
flags (not shown):
polychrome wood, cotton velvet,
cotton fabric and twine, glass jar
with mustard
seeds

82 1/2" X 30 1/4" X 19 1/4"
Enclutrated White Man


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Circular Bears

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC thread embroidery, linen fabric, kid leather
Shrine: polychrome wood, cast wood, bear claws,
feathers, cotton
yarn, felt, sequins, beads, linen
cord, marble tiles

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, marble tiles

79 3/4" X 28 3/4" X 19 1/2"
Enclutrated White Man



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Navajo Fringe

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton and silk fabrics, beads, felt, leather

Shrine: polychrome wood, cotton, felt, leather, beads, metal foil, tacks

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet,
cotton fabric and twine, beads

77 1/2" X 26 1/4" X 18 5/8"
Enclutrated White Man

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Cigar Band

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton and linen fabrics, silk thread, shells, beads, quills

Shrine: polychrome wood, silk fabric and ribbons, shells, yarn, cast wood

Stand, cover and flags (not shown): polychrome wood, cotton velvet, cotton fabric and twine, beads

78 3/4" X 34 5/8" X 19 1/2"
Enclutrated White Man


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Canassatego Female

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: cotton DMC and cord embroidery; linen, silk and cotton fabrics, beads, gold thread,
cotton batting

Frame: polychrome wood, spent .22 shells, cast wood

96" X 72" X 3"
Enclutrated White Man


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Canassatego Male

Altered (color pencil) turn-of-the-20th c found b&w photo

Matting: silk and cotton fabrics, buttons, cotton crotchet, wool yarn, cotton batting

Frame: polychrome wood, spent .22 shells, cast wood

96" X 72" X 3"
Enclutrated White Man