20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Indigenous Creatures 2

As a Seneca woman I have recently been researching war paint and facial tattoos in the Iroquois Nation. Works no longer practiced due to the assimilation of our community through the residential schools. As a descendant of the war chief Cornplanter I was trying to reimagine what my culture would have looked like.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Buffalo, New York, United States of America
Camera: LM-X220
Copyright: © Jodi Christiansen