art of native american labor


Native American artists from throughout the nation and Canada explore the theme of labor through painting, printmaking, sculpture, digital art, photography, and poetry. From traditional tribal values to contemporary wage labor to Native involvement in unions and the labor movement, "Frybread and Roses" examines work from a Native perspective.

October 19- November 6, 2006
Wayland, MI

Daily Brews Cafe and Gallery, 128 South Main Street

August 11-September 9, 2006
Park Hill / Tahlequah, OK

Ho-Chee-Nee Trail of Tears Memorial Prayer Chapel
at the Cherokee Heritage Center

July 2-30, 2006
San Francisco, CA

Frybread and Roses, digital art by Cameron Chino (Quechan/Pima/Mojave >

Thanks to all the participating artists and also thanks to Mary Jean Robertson, Janeen Antoine, Reid Gómez, Stephen MacMurray, Laura Lent, Glenn Cohan, Chad Sweeney, Molly McGlennen, Kim Shuck, Gabriel Duncan, and Hiya Swanhuyser in San Francisco; Mickel Yantz, Roy Hamilton, Gene Norris, Mary Ellen Meredith, John Morgan, Ben Chasenah, Ryan and Dawnena Squirrel MacKey, and Kristie Boucher in Oklahoma; and Kelly Church and Bruce Patrick in Michigan.This show is made possible through the generous support of Noksi Press.


^ Chickasaw poet Kelley Lunsford and her daughter Prairie pose in front of the Ho-Chee Nee Chapel.
"Frybread and Roses" was the first event held in the Chapel since its renovation.



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