Collection Artwork
Marsha Burns (born Seattle, Washington, 1945)
Tyson, Warm Springs, 1991
gelatin silver print
image size: 19 7/8 x 16 in.
frame size: 26 1/4 x 22 in.
The Jack Shear Collection of Photography at the Tang Teaching Museum
United States, North America
Signed and numbered (5/20) in ink, verso
Stamped, verso, two circular chop marks

Object Label

Tyson is a member of the Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs in central Oregon, home to the Warm Springs, Wasco, and Paiute tribes. In 1855, under the Middle Oregon Treaty, they were forced to leave their nearly ten million acres of land to move to a 578,000-acre reservation.

From the exhibition: Where Words Falter: Art and Empathy (July 9 – December 18, 2022)

Ongoing Research

Research on our collection is ongoing. If you have resources you’d like to share, please contact Associate Curator Rebecca McNamara.
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