Planting Seeds of Culture

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Harvard Magazine
May 5, 2016
By Laura Levis

Three years ago, photographer and social documentarian Matika Wilbur set out on an ambitious journey to photograph members of every Native American tribe in the United States, with the hope of shedding light on the lives and experiences of Native communities across the country. The result is her new exhibition at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study: “Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Stories of Native American Women”—a series of striking photographs of, writings about, and audio interviews with Native American women, depicting how ancestral and contemporary identities have shaped their lives.

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