April 16, 2007

Red Ink provides perspective

Magazine focus:  today's IndiansThe American Indian artists featured in Red Ink magazine are not afraid to push the envelope.

Take Bunky Echo-Hawk, whose artwork pokes fun at Indian stereotypes through popular culture in the latest issue of the student-run publication at the University of Arizona.

"Hollywood and the mass media in general portray American Indians as a people of the past, as if our story stopped 100 years ago," said Echo-Hawk, who is of Pawnee and Yakama descent. "You rarely see the modern Indian perspective."

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