Artist Statement

I am a Western Shoshone Indian woman originally from Northern Nevada, and spent much time in “Indian Country” as a young girl. I am a social worker by trade and used to be one on my reservation in Northern Nevada. As a way to deal with the stresses of reservation life, I used photography as a cathartic release. The pictures I have taken reflect more to me than just “pretty scenery”, but a legacy for my children and the land we as Native people hold sacred.

Contact Information

Oregon City, OR
503-957-7109
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Photography has been my way to capture the raw beauty of modern day indigenous land, specifically on my Western Shoshone Reservation in Lee, Nevada. Many associate Indian reservations with casinos, but my photos show a more simplistic life for those that still call it home. Photography has given me a newfound appreciation for my people and the land that still holds the untamed Native spirit.

Medium: Photography

Education

2015 – BS Social Science – Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas

Exhibit Dates: April 2 – August 6, 2019

Rez Truck - 16x20x2 - Photography
Wild Horse Canyon - 16x20x2 - Photography
Lost Brothers (Captured Mustangs) - 16x20x2 - Photography
Sunset at Ruby Dome Ranch - 16x20x2 - Photography
Storm Over the Nevada Great Basin - 16x20x2 - Photography.jpg

Rez Truck - 16x20x2 - Photography

Wild Horse Canyon - 16x20x2 - Photography

Lost Brothers (Captured Mustangs) - 16x20x2 - Photography

Sunset at Ruby Dome Ranch - 16x20x2 - Photography

Storm Over the Nevada Great Basin - 16x20x2 - Photography.jpg

Rez Truck - 16x20x2 - Photography thumbnail
Wild Horse Canyon - 16x20x2 - Photography thumbnail
Lost Brothers (Captured Mustangs) - 16x20x2 - Photography thumbnail
Sunset at Ruby Dome Ranch - 16x20x2 - Photography thumbnail
Storm Over the Nevada Great Basin - 16x20x2 - Photography.jpg thumbnail
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