Proud To Be A Native American

© James R. Jackson

Proud To Be A Native American

Uploaded: October 06, 2004

Description

This young man was one of the many thousands of American Indians walking in the procession for the opening of the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, DC, on Tuesday, 9/21/04. It was a proud day for all of us, and so many faces were beaming their joy of the occasion, but there were many, like this one, who seemed to also convey the overwhelming sadness of the tragedies that befell the American Indian Nations over the course of our nation's history (and still does, sadly).

Comments

Casey A. Hanson October 06, 2004

Wonderful image James.
So truly stated, it is sad.
Thanks for sharing :0)
#176082

Colette M. Metcalf October 06, 2004

Wonderful, Jay!! #826658

James R. Jackson October 06, 2004

Casey and (the ever faithful) Colette! Thanks so much. Jay
#826778

Sharon Day level-classic October 06, 2004

Wonderful portrait shot, Jay! That must have been something to see!!! #827325

James R. Jackson October 07, 2004

Thanks, Sharon. And, it WAS something to see! It was the largest gathering of the American Indian Nations in recorded history! It was a very emotional day for me since I am 1/8 Cherokee, and a very proud day, too. I wish all Americans could have experienced it first hand. But, even for those who didn't, please DO try to get to DC to see the museum. Thanks again, and Happy Shooting! Jay #828098

Dale Ann Cubbage April 08, 2005

Beautiful portrait James! Your portfolio is filled with beautiful images! Congrats!

da #1240098


To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


 

Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


 

The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class.


BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to James R. Jackson.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.