Edgar Heap of Birds' Exhibit: Beyond the Chief
By using media that resembles official city and state signage, Heap of Birds creates a conceptual space in a given environment that reinforces the historic and political presence of American Indian communities that live within these lands.
From the exhibit's website:
Beyond the Chief | Hock E Aye Vi Edgar Heap of Birds
Comment: Reese describes the reaction to the signs:
For more on the subject, see Team Names and Mascots.
Fake Illinois Indian Real Illinois (Peoria) Indian