Angel De Cora
(1871 - 1919)
Angel De Cora was active/lived in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, Nebraska / Canada. Angel De Cora is known for illustration, portrait and landscape painting, teaching.
Biography Angel De Cora
De Cora, Angel
(1868/69, Winnebago Reservation, Nebraska-1919 Northhampton, Massachusetts).
Also known as Angel De Cora Dietz
Of early women artists linked to Nebraska, Angel De Cora is unique in that she was raised on an Indian reservation, had no exposure to the ‘world’ beyond until she was a teenager, and yet became nationally known as a creative artist, teacher and lecturer. Her message to Indians---especially to Indian artists---was to be proud of your heritage, reflect symbolism of your own culture, and do not succumb to pressure by those persons in ‘white society’ whose goal is to replace whom you are with whom they are. And to persons in the ‘white world’ she encouraged learning about native Indian arts and
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