Reckoning and Refiguring of Native North American Identity

  title={Reckoning and Refiguring of Native North American Identity},
  author={P. Strong},
In one panel of her provocative installation Preservation of a Species: DECONSTRUCTIVISTS (This is the house that Joe built), the Canadian artist Joane Cardinal-Schubert has arranged, as if on a chalkboard, photographs of herself, her father (Joe Cardinal) and other members of her family. In the midst of the photographs-often displayed in multiple copies-she has chalked in the question "What does part Indian mean? (Which part?)" (see Figure 1). Which part, indeed, since, as her text goes on to… Expand
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