Oral history interview with Gerald Cournoyer
TitleOral history interview with George Cournoyer
DescriptionGerald Cournoyer discovered his passion for art later in life after attending the Marty Indian School in South Dakota and serving in the Marines. He attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned a Masters of Fine Arts and his work focuses on Oglala Sioux spiritual practices. Cournoyer was the 2014 recipient of the National Museum of the American Indian's Artists Leadership Program award.
InterviewerLittle Thunder, Julie Pearson
KeywordNational Museum of the American Indian; acrylics; Sioux; spiritual practices
SubjectNative artists; painting
SpatialSouth Dakota; Washington D.C.; University of Oklahoma
Citation of materialOklahoma Oral History Research Program-Oklahoma State University