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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest People
Black Foot

The photo is a representation of where I come from. My great grandmother was a full blooded Indian. I wanted to capture a photo that showed the way of life for a female during my grandmothers time when it came down to face painting. The photo is a very strong piece and has a lot of heritage behind it.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2017
Date Uploaded: 04.2017
Photo Location: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T5
Copyright: © Kortni Phipps