Gail Tremblay is a Native American artist who specializes in weaving baskets out of Super 8 / 8 mm film. Instead of using traditional materials, Tremblay uses film to reflect her views on the portrayal of native peoples on the silver screen. Her titles are telling: In Great Expectations (There is No Red Leader), Mountain Men and Indians: A Hot and Prickly History; Scorched Earth Policy; The Damnation of Being Cast as a Supporting Actor in Some Wasichu Story; For Red Queens Who Get Us Through When All We Want to Do is Cry.
Artist: Gail Tremblay
Memories of a Strawberry Thanksgiving, 2009
In Great Expectations (There is No Red Leader), 2001