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Why Should an Indian Woman Have to Bleach Her Hair to Be Accepted?

ID Number: 6537
Maker: Akwesasne Notes; Glad Day Press
Technique: offset
Date Made: 1970-73
Place Made: North America: United States; New York, Rooseveltown
Measurements: 57.5 cm x 44.5 cm; 22 5/8 in x 17 1/2 in
Main Subject: Native Americans; Women
Materials: Matte paper (fiber product)
Digitized: Y

Full Text:
Why should an Indian woman have to bleach her hair to be accepted? Buffy Ste. Marie Photograph courtesy of Alberta Provincial Archives. Our Grandmother shown here is Betty Hunter, of the Stoney Nation of Southern Alberta, taken about 1900. This poster is one of a series. They are available on heavy paper from Akwesasne Notes, Mohawk Nation, via Rooseveltown, N.Y. 13683 Glad Day Press Union Shop I.U. 450 308 Stewart Street Ithaca, N.Y. 14850 [union bug: IWW Industrial Workers of the World Label]


Acquisition Number: 1991-060

Notes:
There are at least 3 versions of this poster. ID 6537 is probably the earliest, produced in the 1970s, and includes reference to Akwesasne Notes and Glad Day Press. Also, pale orange version (ID 26981 and ID 26982) also includes reference to Akwesasne Notes and Glad Day Press, and were possibly copied from original (ID 6537) as the face and text has less details, like a generation removed from the original. Third and probably latest version (ID 3754 and ID 6538) has removed references to both Akwesasne Notes and Glad Day Press.


Production Notes: yellow paper, includes reference to Akwesasne Notes (founded 1969) and Glad Day Press (folded 1973)

Copyright Status:
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