The Bigger Picture

This Photo Isn’t What It Looks Like

Episode 4 | 11m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

Host Vincent Brown challenges a common assumption about a photo of ethnographer Frances Densmore and Piegan Blackfeet tribe leader Mountain Chief: that Densmore is recording a “dying culture.” Brown visits the Library of Congress to hear an original recording of Mountain Chief and travels to Montana to discuss the vitality of Blackfeet culture today with artist and teacher Jesse DesRosier.

Aired: 09/20/22

Rating: NR


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