Camela Manheimer, Preserving

Camela Manheimer (Navajo)
Pressed flowers (species native to northern Arizona), archival photo prints (courtesy of CSWS Archives, VI.4)

I wanted to show what FLC used to be and show the historical trauma that those individuals faced while at the Fort. This is something that shouldnโ€™t be hidden from the collegeโ€™s history. The pressed plants represent growth and โ€˜moving forwardโ€™ from this historical trauma. The plants are dried plants that I picked in Arizona (home) in summer 2021. I like to think of the pressed plants as a metaphor to preserve the history of FLC.




As Seeds, We Grow: Student Reflections on Resilience Exhibit Catalog Copyright © 2023 by Elise Boulanger; Shenay Atene; Kirbie Bennett; Paige Brown; Keo Crank; Ana Henry; Hannah Jacks; AJ Lopez; Camela Manheimer; Sam McCullar; Destiny Morgan; Desirae Bernice Rambler; Andrea L. Rogers; Eugene Rogers; Maddie Sanders; Kaitlyn Sebwenna-Painter; and Rexine Williams. All Rights Reserved.

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