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Contemporary Native American Artists
Artist John Feodorov curated a collection of contemporary artworks in Washington's State Art Collection by eight Native American artists that is permanently installed at the University of Washington's Gallagher Law Library. In the proposal for this collection, Feodorov wrote:
"For native peoples, cultural survival and tribal sovereignty are as much issues today as they were two hundred years ago. Land rights, whaling, fishing rights, mineral rights, religious freedom, identity, sovereignty, and racism are all continuing elements in the current relationship between Native Americans and federal and state governments. The art I have chosen for the UW School of Law provides opportunities for dialogue and brings insight into the Native American/United States relationship."