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14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Before the Portrait

Lila Chosa sits on the side porch of her house while her family and friend get ready for a portrait behind her. Lila's grandmother, Heart Warrior, has spent years battling to keep custody of her grandchildren in Minnesota. It’s part of a long history of Native American removal and resistance.

This photo won the American Experience category of our 14th Annual Photo Contest. See all of the winners and finalists here.

TAGS: Family, Minnesota, Portrait

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Port Perry, Canada
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Photo of the Day: 01.20.17 Editors' Pick Finalist The American Experience Winner
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2016
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Filed Under: The American Experience
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PHOTO LOCATION Nett Lake, Minnesota, United States of America