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Kanzaa / Osage
  • Chris Pappan
    born 1971
    born: Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
  • Kanzaa / Osage, date unknown
  • pencil on antique ledger paper
  • Frame Dimensions: 28 x 25 in
  • Not on display
  • EL2011.015
  • Loan: Not in the Spencer's collection
Label Text

Exhibition Label:
"Passages: Persistent Visions of a Native Place," Sep-2011, Nancy Mahaney
Return to Sugar Loaf and Kanzaa/Osage speak to the direct relationship between the Kanza and Osage peoples. Kanzaa/Osage also shows the importance of preserving language and how it is key to preserving other aspects of one’s culture.