Christopher Felver Photograph Collection [picture]. ca. 2008-2009.


Christopher Felver Photograph Collection [picture]. ca. 2008-2009.

The collection contains 38 portraits of Native American authors, artists, musicians, and activists taken by photographer Christopher Felver. There are portraits of Dennis Banks and Russell Means, leaders in the American Indian Movement (AIM). Authors are also depicted, including Sherman Alexie, N. Scott Momaday, Linda Hogan, Joy Harjo, Jim Barns, Kristy Orona-Ramirez, Leslie Marmon Silko, and Simon Ortiz. Musicians, artists, and actors include Arigon Starr, John Trudell, Floyd Red Crow Westerman. The addition to the collection contains 6 portraits of artists that participated in the Dennis Hopper Exhibition at the Harwood Museum in Taos, New Mexico in 2009. The artists include Larry Bell, Ron Cooper, Ron Davis, Dennis Hopper, Ken Price, and Dean Stockwell. Most of the images from the Chris Felver Photograph Collection are available online via New Mexico's Digital Collections.

1 ; box (38 photographs ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller)


SNAC Resource ID: 7296560

University of New Mexico-Main Campus

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