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For Zitkala-Sa

By Raven Chacon

by (artist) Raven Chacon

performed by Laura Ortman, Cheryl L'Hirondelle, Suzanne Kite, Barbara Croall, Jacqueline Wilson, Autumn Chacon, heidi Senungetuk, Ange Loft, Joy Harjo, Carmina Escobar, Olivia Schortt, Candice Hopkins & Buffy Sainte-Marie

Art Metropole
Initial publish date
Jul 2022
Artists' Books, Artist Specific
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Jul 2022
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Paying tribute to Yankton Dakota writer, musician, and activist Zitkála-Šá (b.1876), this publication is structured through a series of scores for thirteen contemporary female Indigenous performing artists: Laura Ortman, Cheryl L’Hirondelle, Suzanne Kite, Barbara Croall, Jacqueline Wilson, Autumn Chacon, Heidi Senungetuk, Ange Loft, Joy Harjo, Carmina Escobar, Olivia Shortt, Candice Hopkins, and Buffy Sainte-Marie. For Zitkála-Šá is supplemented by texts by each artist and a contextualizing essay by Chacon.

About the authors

Raven Chacon's profile page

Laura Ortman's profile page

Cheryl L'Hirondelle's profile page

Suzanne Kite's profile page

Barbara Croall's profile page

Jacqueline Wilson's profile page

Autumn Chacon's profile page

heidi Senungetuk's profile page

Ange Loft's profile page

Joy Harjo's profile page

Carmina Escobar's profile page

Olivia Schortt's profile page

Candice Hopkins is a curator and writer who has held curatorial positions at the National Gallery of Canada, the Western Front, and the Walter Phillips Gallery. She is currently the chief curator at the AIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Hopkins holds an MA from the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College. Her writings on history, art, and vernacular architecture have been published by MIT Press, BlackDog Publishing, Revolver Press, New York University, The Fillip Review and, the National Museum of the American Indian, among others. She lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Candice Hopkins' profile page

Buffy Sainte-Marie, a Native Canadian singer-songwriter, musician, composer, visual artist, educator, pacifist, and social activist, was born on the Piapot Plains Cree First Nation Reserve in the Qu'Appele Valley, Saskatchewan, Canada. She holds degrees in teaching and Oriental philosophy, and graduated in the top ten of her class. Throughout her varied career she has focused on love, war, religion, people's rights and mysticism.

Buffy Sainte-Marie's profile page

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