America’s First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq - Shumakolowa Native Arts
America’s First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq - Shumakolowa Native Arts
America’s First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq - Shumakolowa Native Arts
America’s First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq - Shumakolowa Native Arts
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America's First Warriors: Native Americans and Iraq

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Even though they were not granted citizenship until 1924, Native Americans have served in all of America's wars. In 2006, Clevenger, himself of Osage descent, began a three-year project following Native American soldiers into war in Iraq and back home again. He was embedded with Native American military in Iraq in 2007 and 2009, shooting candid moments of the soldiers at war and conducting interviews in a combat zone.

This book is an eloquent tribute to the Native American warriors, men and women, who have served in all of America's wars.

Details

  • Author: Steven Clevenger
  • Hardcover: 124 pages
  • Publisher: Museum of New Mexico Press (May 1, 2010)
  • ISBN-10: 0890135649
  • Product Dimensions: 0.7 x 11.1 x 10.1 inches

About the Artist

For four decades Steven Clevenger has photographed wars around the globe, including Cambodia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Cambodia, Iraq, Northern Ireland, and Lebanon. His photographs have appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines including Newsweek and Time.

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