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Matrilineal: Legacies of Our Mothers
On view through January 15, 2023
IAIA Museum of Contemporary Native Arts
Santa Fe, New Mexico

Matrilineal: Legacies of Our Mothers presents the art of three generations of Mvskoke (Creek) mothers and daughters. The Fife family of artists work individually in various styles and media, including shell carving, painting, and sculptural textile work, and they collaborate as fashion designers. Founded in 1976, The Fife Collection incorporates Southeastern Indigenous motifs in an innovative clothing line.

[Image: Jimmie Carol Fife Stewart, Sacred Fire, 2019, hand-sewn, needle-turned applique, on dyed 100% cotton textile, 76 x 68 in., photograph by Laura Marshall Clark]