Defiance of Whistalks by Nona Hengen
Qualchan’s wife, Whistalks, a Spokane Indian, hurls her Husband’s spear into the Ground as an act of defiance and rides out of the death camp with Qualchan’s brother Lokout, whom soldiers nearly assume to be a Spokane, like Whistalks, protected by a treaty with Wright.
Defiance of Whistalks is another print by Nona Hengen that follows the battles that took place with the Native Americans in 1858. Hengen captures the intensity of what happened, as well as bringing out the sadness that comes from war.
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