January 31, 2013
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American Indian artist George Flett, of the Spokane Tribe, traces the outline of a Prairie Chicken Dancer on a strip of ledger paper fixed on canvas at his studio in Wellpinit, Wash., in June 2007. Flett, who died Wednesday, was one of a growing number of artists who are continuing the tradition of ledger art as a historical record of the Native American people.


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