Chuck Avery I Native Culture, Stevens County Gas & Historical Museum, Hugoton, KS
Archival Pigment Print on Canson Fibre Rag.
11x11 - Edition of 30, 16x16 - Edition of 20
Each print is accompanied by a certificate hand numbered and signed by the artist.
All prints are produced to the highest standards of quality under the direct supervision of the artist. Only archival materials are used.
One of my earliest memories of a visit to a history museum was seeing the skeleton of Fox Indian Chief Peosta of the Mesquakie tribe on display at the Ham House Museum in my hometown of Dubuque, Iowa in the early 60's. As an impressionable young boy, it both frightened and perplexed me. I must have learned something about being on the losing end of history that day. Of course, our cultural sensibilities have shifted considerably since then. The Ham House has stripped out the displays that I saw as a child and now presents [ . . . ]