The Zuni maps remind all of us that we, too, must take the time to deeply listen, to hear and share stories in which we and the land have equal voice. --Adam Loften & Emmanuel Vaughan-Lee

Counter Mapping

Counter Mapping

Jul 17, 2018-- The use of maps on our phones and on paper, show border lines and roads that don't tell the deeper story of the land we live and travel on. Deep within the land are stories of ourselves and our ancestors that can enrich life as we rarely know it. Jim Enote is one such man who knows the soul stories that the land can hold. Jim is a traditional Zuni farmer and director of the A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Center in New Mexico, USA. He is working with Zuni artists to create maps that bring an indigenous voice and perspective back to the land, countering Western notions of place and geography and challenging the arbitrary borders imposed on the Zuni world. (6274 reads)


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