Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooke, b. 1981), Catalogue Number 1941.30.1, from the series Accession, 2019. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2020.166.5. © Wendy Red Star

Speaking with Light

Contemporary Indigenous Photography

Wendy Red Star (Apsáalooke, b. 1981), Catalogue Number 1941.30.1, from the series Accession, 2019. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2020.166.5. © Wendy Red Star

Zig Jackson (Mandan/Hidatsa/Arikara, b. 1957), Indian Man on the Bus, Mission District, San Francisco, California, 1994. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.7. © Zig Jackson Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, North Dakota

Jeremy Dennis (Shinnecock, b. 1990), Nothing Happened Here #10, 2016. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.9. © Jeremy Dennis

Kiliii Yüyan (Nanai/Hèzhé and Chinese-American, b. 1979), Joy Mask, IK, from the series Masks of Grief and Joy, 2018. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.41. © Kiliii Yüyan

Kali Spitzer (Kaska Dena/Jewish, b. 1987), Audrey Siegl, 2019. Chromogenic print with audio: Owl Song. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.58. © Kali Spitzer

Nicholas Galanin (Tlingit and Unangax̂, b. 1979), Get Comfortable, 2012. Chromogenic print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.42. © Nicholas Galanin

Cara Romero (Chemehuevi, b. 1977), Water Memory, 2015. Inkjet print, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.54. © Cara Romero. All rights reserved.

Sky Hopinka (Ho-Chunk Nation/Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians, b. 1984), Teją́. The Sea. It’s neither our name for the great lakes or lesser lakes. It’s the sea, and we said we were from the north and from the salt. It’s too much right now. Too much like learning that my father performed the Breathings his entire life. I have recordings of him, and I heard them when I was little, and I said them myself after his death., 2020. Inkjet print with etched words. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.30. © skyhopinka

Rosalie Favell (Canadian, Metis (Cree/English/Scottish, b. 1958), The Collector/The Artist in Her Museum, 2005. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.56. © Rosalie Favell

Cara Romero (Chemehuevi, b. 1977), Evolvers, 2019. Inkjet print. Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, P2021.55. © Cara Romero. All rights reserved.

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Speaking with Light: Contemporary Indigenous Photography is organized by the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. The Denver Art Museum exhibition is supported by The Christensen Fund, donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign, and the residents who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine and CBS4.