2010.54.10035

Untitled (elderly woman walking with child)
1975-2010
22.50 in HIGH x 17.50 in WIDE
(57.15 cm HIGH x 44.45 cm WIDE)
All Of Us Or None Archive. Gift of the Rossman Family.
2010.54.10035

Bottom center has small text inscription of "This Poster is from a photograph by Charles Brill, which appeared in his book, Indian And Free: A Contemporary Portrait Of Life On A Chippewa Reservation published by the / University of Minnesota Press, portraying the Red Lake Band of Chippewas in Northern Minnesota. The book itself is available from Akwesasne Notes for $9.75, hardcover - 142 / pages, and 160 photographs. This is one of a series of 25 posters from the centerfold of Akwesasne Notes. Reprints on colored poster paper are available. / Order from: Akwesasne Notes, Mohawk Nation, via Rooseveltown, N.Y. 13683 U.S.A."

This poster is printed in reddish sepia tones on textured, off-white paper. The central image is of an elderly woman holding a child's hand and walking down a dirt road. Each figure has a walking stick. The woman's head is covered and she wears glasses. Brown text below the image reads "The life cycle of Creation is endless. We watch the seasons come and go, life into life forever. The child / becomes parent who then becomes our respected elder. Life so sacred, it is good to be part of all this." There is a .75 to 1.4 inch margin around the outside edge of the poster.
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