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Native American Heritage Month: The Powhatan Confederacy

Monday, November 7, 2022 | Karl Cole

Indigenous peoples lived in every region of present-day United States when the first Europeans arrived in the 1500s. The Spanish came via Mexico during expeditions in 1539 to 1543, 1540 to 1542, and 1 ...

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Canadian Photography

Monday, December 21, 2009 | Karl Cole

I’m returning to a Canadian artist again this week because this work reminds me of two things I think we tend to forget: 1) Photography was an art form that evolved in Canada the same as it did ...

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Incan Painting of the Colonial Period

Monday, July 27, 2009 | Karl Cole

Last Saturday night, I started a new landscape painting by doing a sketch in linseed oil-thinned oil paint. You’ve read about my art historian geekhood on this blog, but now you’ll hear ab ...

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Documenting Native America

Monday, March 16, 2009 | Karl Cole

Whenever we think of Native Americans in the United States during the 1800s, we naturally think of the decimation of numerous indigenous cultures in America’s quest to dominate the continent (&l ...

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