Modern Life Transitions

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Artist: Jean Lamarr

Location: Ohlone Park, Hearst and Milvia

City: Berkeley

Date Painted: 1995, restored in 2013

Date Photographed: 2010

Photographer: William Newton

Image License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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Description: This panel honors individuals who lived in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It depicts members of indigenous families based on photographs taken over the generations and lent to the artist by their descendant family members. Images of the elders include, far left, Muwekma Elder Angela Colos. Also included are Ascencion Solarsano de Cervantes (died 1930) and her mother Barbara Serra (Amah-Mutsun Tribal Band, Mission San Juan Bautista); anthropologist C. Hart Merriam collected baskets from both during the early 1900s, which are curated at University of California, Davis

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