Jeanne Rorex-Bridges

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Cherokee artist and civil rights activist

Why Is Jeanne Rorex-Bridges Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Jeanne Rorex-Bridges is painter and illustrator based in Oklahoma. She is a member of the Echota Cherokee Tribe of Alabama, a state-recognized tribe. Most known for her work in the Bacone flatstyle, Rorex-Bridges work typically reflects Native American and women of African descent as they live their daily lives. She has illustrated 16 books, including Crossing Bok Chitto by Tim Tingle and was interviewed as part of the Oklahoma Native Artist Oral History Project at Oklahoma State University.

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