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Type II Diabetes, A Cultural Survival, Cherokee, North Carolina

Type II Diabetes, A Cultural Survival, Cherokee, North Carolina

Artist: Valentina Sireech (American, Northern Ute, born 1973)
Date: 2010
Medium: pigment print
Dimensions:
Image: 15 15/16 x 19 15/16 in. (40.5 x 50.6 cm)
Support: 15 15/16 x 19 15/16 in. (40.5 x 50.6 cm)
Mat: 22 x 28 in. (55.9 x 71.1 cm)
Classification: Photograph
Credit Line: Museum purchase with funds from the Shlenker Block Fund of the Houston Jewish Community Foundation, 2012
Keywords and Associated Locations:
Object number: 2011.26
Description
In this striking portrait, the artist offers an unblinking view of the devastating effects of the Type II Diabetes epidemic that is rampant in this country and particularly in many Native American communities.
Not on view
Publication and Exhibition History: 8/12/2011 – 10/3/2011: New Native Photography, 2011, New Mexico Museum of Art