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We, Woman

  • Dating in small town Montana can be tough. But for Native Americans, navigating the dating pool can be even more complicated thanks to a government imposed tribal enrollment system dating back to the 1900's. Salish and Kootenai photojournalist Tailyr Irvine explores the ties and binds of love and identity in “Reservation Mathematics,” an exhibit showing at the Smithsonian through October. The 2019 National Geographic Explorer and We, Women Artist spoke with YPR News' Kaitlyn Nicholas about her exhibit and work.