Greeting card/Note card and beads

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Culture/People
Diné (Navajo)
Artist/Maker
Frank Shorty, Diné (Navajo), 1963-2007; produced by Matoska Trading Company, Orange, California
Previous owner
Anonymous, Non-Indian
Donor
Anonymous, Non-Indian
Honoree
Leonard Peltier, Turtle Mountain Chippewa, b. 1944
Object Name
Greeting card/Note card and beads
Media/Materials
Paper, ink, glass bead/beads, seed/seeds
Techniques
Printed, strung
Dimensions
12.5 x 17.8 cm
Object Type
Painting/Drawing/Print
Place
California; USA (inferred)
Date created
2000-2004
Collection History
Inscribed with the phrases "Leonard should be here!" and "We miss you Leonard you should be here" in honor of Leonard Peltier (Turtle Mountain Chippewa); left as an offering by an anonymous visitor to NMAI's Mall Museum on September 24, 2004.
Catalog Number
26/4625
Barcode
264625.000
See related items
Diné (Navajo)
Painting/Drawing/Print
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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