For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw


  • National Museum of the American Indian 4th St & Independence Ave SW Washington, DC 20560

“For a Love of His People: The Photography of Horace Poolaw” is a retrospective of work by photographer Horace Poolaw (Kiowa, 1906–1984), whose black-and-white images document Native Americans of rural Oklahoma with affection while providing insight into the values of community life of his time. Through the themes of portraiture, community, family, military and performance, the exhibition gives a glimpse of Native life in 20th-century Oklahoma. (On view through June 4, 2017)