Portfolio > 2023 Ode to Endangered and Extinct Languages at Allison Gallery at Panola College, Carthage, Texas

Ode to Yuchi language
Ode to Yuchi language
Ink and Paint on Paper
22 by 26 inches

Yuchi language was spoken by a native tribe in eastern Tennessee which was later forcefully moved to Oklahoma. In 2021, Maxine Wildcat Barnett was the last tribal elder to speak fluent Yuchi. Some attempts are being made to persevere the language.