2010.54.10012

"If a man loses anything and goes back and looks carefully..."
Late 20th - Early 21st Century
22.69 in HIGH x 17.69 in WIDE
(57.63 cm HIGH x 44.93 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.10012

Along the bottom center is "This photograph was taken in the Early years of the Twentieth Century by Edward S. Curtis, and was included in the book, "Indian Days of the Long Ago." The quotation is adapted from a speech of Tatanka Yotanka, better known as "Sitting Bull." This poster is one of a series from the centerfolds of Akwesasne Notes. They are available printed on heavy 17x22 poster paper, at 50 cents each, or 3 for $1, plus 25 cents for each order for a cardboard shipping tube, postage and handling. Order from: Akeesasne Notes, Mohawk Nation, via Rooseveltown, N.Y." In the lower right corner is a union label for International Workers of the World I.U. 450, Glad Day Press.

Poster consists of a red image within a green border with green text on manila colored paper. Image depicts a North American Indian male in traditional fur attire and headband standing in front of a large totem pole. Text on the lower right side reads "If a man loses anything and goes back and looks carefully for it he will find it, and that is what we are doing now when we ask you to give us the things that are ours. / -Tatanka Yotanka."

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