It started with a dream. Matika Wilbur’s great-grandmother, who had died years before, was urging her to return home.
Ms. Wilbur had been traveling across South America documenting indigenous communities, far from her family’s land on the Swinomish Reservation in Washington, a small Native American community one hour north of Seattle. The night of her dream, her grandmother told her that it was time to return to the reservation and photograph her people.
“Rejecting Stereotypes, Photographing ‘Real’ Indians” —NY Times Lens Blog
Shared on Feb 19, 2014