HARVEST VISIT print
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HARVEST VISIT print
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HARVEST VISIT
In Indian Territory (Eastern Oklahoma) most families were mixed bloods and most were farmers.  The work in the fields was often shared by neighbors . . . the work was necessary for survival and very hard BUT it was also almost a social opportunity for the families.   Corn was the most important crops for these families . . . for their own consumption and for their livestock.  These two women are sharing the work of preparing to make hominy - one is picking and carrying the corn and the other is shelling.  This is just the beginning of the work needed to create a favorite food.  6" x 10" image Limited Edition Print
Harvest Visit won Best of Painting at the Cherokee National Museum, 1992 Trail of Tears Art Show and  has been featured as:  Cover of MODERN COLLAGE MAGAZINE, October 98,New Jersey; Cover of the Annual Report for Rural Electric Coop, Oklahoma; and an illustration in ILLUSTRATED ATLAS OF NATIVE AMERICA