Artists keep Native American culture alive
September 3, 2017
One keeps the old traditions alive while the other documents the continuation of Native American culture today. Husband and wife George and Heather Levi of Mustang are immersed in their culture and their art.
George Curtis Levi, who grew up in the communities of Geary, Concho and El Reno, is a full-time artist. He spends a lot of time on Ledger Art, a popular 19th century form that depicts the daily life of the Cheyenne ceremonies, hunting and battles. He calls it history in motion.
George is a member of the Southern Cheyenne Tribe of Oklahoma but also claims Southern Arapaho and Sioux desc...