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The art of Joe Galarza speaks to a resurgence of our indigenous legacy -beyond genocide and prosecution via the colonial powers which have dominated and perpetrated prejudice world views throughout our human history. Through visual and sound the artist asks the question: How would you feel watching the yearly celebration of the murder and destruction of your culture, people, and way of life? And for it to be celebrated as a national holiday like Columbus Day, which signifies the beginning of the end for millions of indigenous people and still counting? Humanity will never progress until these truths are truly universally felt.  “Genetic Wind Songs” serves as a visual witness to a reawakening of a pan-indigenous movement of spiritual existence that connects us to our mother earth without man-made laws or borders. 

As our humble inheritance, every man and woman has a right to water, land, and life.  As the earth is depleting, we are also depleting.  Our earth song is singing far and wide, as humanity is at stake.  We are our future and we are our past.  As we enter this time of purification, water is our life, a living gift, and a right so that we may exist despite this Bio-colonial world that is being imposed to our mother earth cultures.  

'Be God' Oil on Canvas

'Windsongs' Oil on Canvas

'Medicine' Oil on Canvas

'As Bloods runs like Rivers' Oil on Canvas

'The Conqueror People' Acrylic on Black Velvet

"Prey' Oil on Canvas

'As we perish into ashes' Oil on Canvas

' Watching the Empire Fall' Oil on Canvas

'Concrete Womb' Oil on Canvas

'Genetic Future' Oil on Canvas

'Smell the Dead' Oil on Canvas

'Chrome Police' Watercolor on paper

'Peacefull Resistance' Oil on Canvas


' Land of Brutality' Oil on Canvas

'Our Nature' Oil on Canvas

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'Dead Corn' Oil on Canvas

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'Creed of Greed' Oil on Canvas

'Tomahawks of Peace' Oil on Canvas

'The Colonized Colonizer' Oil on Canvas

'Lizard Dream' Oil on Canvas

'The Other Face' Watercolor on Paper

'The Wind from Below' Oil on Canvas


'Orange Custer' Oil on Canvas


'Masked Relations ' Oil on Canvas


'Peacefull Resistance' Oil on Canvas

'Business as Usual' Acrylic on Black Velvet

Drawings and Sketches


'Our Word is our Weapon'

Charcoal drawing on paper


'Genetic Ancestors'

white ink on black paper


'Art as a Weapon'

black ink on watercolor paper


'Chrome Police'

ink on paper with liquid graphite

'Ancestor Connection'

watercolor and ink


 'Nuclear Riot' Ink on Paper

' Water is Life ' Ink on Paper

' Toltecayotl ' Pencil and Ink on Paper


' War Chief Watching ' Woodcut Print

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