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Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds, American / Inunaina / Tsistsistas, born 1954, Inunaina (Arapaho), Tsistsistas / Suhtai (Cheyenne), Northern Plains, Plains

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1992

Metal sign

Overall: 24 1/8 × 17 5/16 in. (61.2 × 43.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Monroe A. Denton Jr., Class of 1968

© Edgar Heap of Birds

MIS.2003.25.1

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Mixed Media

Classification

Native American

Mixed Media

Native American: Plains

On view

Inscription

Sticker at top of sign: THESE WORDS COME FROM A 1930 HISTORIC / PLAQUE NEAR THE FORT PITT MUSEUM IN / POINT STATE PARK. Sign: FORT PITT / VICTORY / DESTINY / ANGLO SAXON / SUPREMACY / WHO OWNS / HISTORY?

Course History

NAS 30.19, Indigistory, Gordon Henry, Fall 2019

NAS 32.01, ENGL 53.02, Indian Killers: Murder and Mystery, Melanie Benson Taylor, Spring 2019

NAS 35, ENGL 32.01, Native American Literature, Melanie Benson Taylor, Spring 2019

SART 17, Collage: Bridging the Gap, Esme Thompson, Fall 2013

NAS 30.1, ARTH 17, Modern Native American Art History, Joyce Szabo, Summer 2013

ANTH 3, Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, Sienna Craig, Summer 2013

SART 17, Collage, Esme Thompson, Fall 2012

Exhibition History

New Humanisms, Art History 5, Winter 2020, Mary Coffey, Associate Professor of Art History, Chad Elias, Assistant Professor of Art History, Teaching Exhibition, Class of 1967 Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, January 18, 2020 – March 15, 2020.

Native American Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 8, 2011-March 12, 2012.

Publication History

George P. Horse Capture, Sr., Joe D. Horse Capture, Joseph M. Sanchez, et al., Native American Art at Dartmouth: Hightlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2011, ill. p. 55 and p. 170, no. 133.

Provenance

Monroe A. Denton, Jr., Brooklyn, New York; given to present collection, 2003.

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