Digital Artist - Photographer

Amerikan Nativo

Historically speaking, we went from being Indians to pagans to savages to hostile to militant to activist to Native Americans. Five hundred years later and they still can’t see us. We are still invisible. -John Trudell

The Natives have been oppressed, killed, discriminated against and their lands taken away. Still the natives are not part of the discussion on racism and discrimination. These images are my small contribution to brining awareness to the on going fight of the Natives of America. They are inspired by books, stories, and Native American wisdom. All images contain have the American flag that flies over the WW II memorial in Washington DC as a salute to the “Code Talkers”.


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"Transfer the savage-born infant to the surroundings of civilization, and he will grow to possess a civilized language and habit." -Lt. Col. Richard Henry Pratt (founder of Carlisle Indian School) In 1860 the first boarding school for Native American children was established. The objective of these schools were to strip all Native culture from children in order to "save" the Native American. Students were forced to cut their hair, change their names, stop speaking their Native languages, and convert to Christianity.

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