Issues Background
Vol. 15 No. 4
Winter 2014
Winter 2014 Cover

On the Cover

Jerry Poolaw (Kiowa), on leave from duty in the Navy, at Andarko, Okla., circa 1944. 45HPf173. On display in the exhibition For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw at the National Museum of the American Indian – New York, through Feb. 15, 2015, and printed in the catalogue of the same name, Nancy Marie Mithlo, general editor, published by the National Museum of the American Indian and Yale University Press (Washington,D.C. and New Haven: 2014).


The great Kiowa photographer documented the daily life of his people and his family, and also their strong martial tradition.
The shocking massacre of innocent Cheyenne and Arapaho people inspires a Denver art exhibit by the descendants of the victims.
Dramas on the small screen have evolved a new image of the modern Native, but not necessarily a better one.