Bukovi, Serbia, 2010
James Jowers, 1967, gelatin silver print, Gift of James Jowers, George Eastman House Collection, ©George Eastman House
Thomas F. Barrow (American, b. 1938) Lou’s View, From the series Cancellations, 1974, toned gelatin silver print, Museum Purchase with National Endowment for the Arts support, George Eastman House Collection, Copyright Thomas F. Barrow
Charles Chusseau-Flaviens (French, active 1900-1919) Russie Sports d’hiver a Petersbourg, negative gelatin on glass, Gift of Kodak Pathe, George Eastman House Collection
Karachays. 19th Century.
"The sacred pipe of the Native Americans is a potent symbol of relationship. Through it the human breath sends to all the six directions the purifying smoke that connects the person to the divine and is the link between all forms of life: mitakuye oyasin, we are all relatives.”
―Joseph Epes Brown, "The Pipe of Reconciliation" from our Winter 1989 Issue.
Read the essay here.
Photography Credit: Edward S. Curtis, Cheyenne Indian Smoking a Peace Pipe, 1907