September 9, 2014

Keeping Time, Manifesting Power Lecture by Professor Ross Frank

In honour of the opening of Keeping Time: Ledger Drawings and the Pictographic Traditions of Native North Americans ca. 1820-1900, TrépanierBaer invited Ross Frank, Director, Plains Indian Ledger Art Project (PILA) and Associate Professor, Ethnic Studies Department, University of California, San Diego, to comment on the ledger drawings and art objects in the exhibition. His lecture was recorded and subsequently transcribed. Please see the attachment for the complete transcription.


Image Credit:
Attributed to Chief Killer, Chief Killer among the Turkeys on the Canadian River
ca. 1875-80
Paper, graphite, crayon, coloured pencil
21.6 cm x 27.9 cm