In the photo below, the PEM explains the focus of the work and it stunned me to read this opening:
It wasn't until three months after his death in 1978 that it became legal for Native people to once again openly practice their religions.
Here are a few examples of his art. Poems were also included.
Being young myself during the Vietnam War, and aging through several subsequent wars, I felt compelled to respond to Cannon's words with a cherita:
© Diane Mayr, all rights reserved.
youth pose questions
to which they suspect
elders by a refusal
to hear what is asked
If you'd like to see the exhibit, you'd better hurry--it closes Sunday, June 10.
Kiesha is hosting the Round-Up today at Whispers from the Ridge.