Street Murals by Anton Refregier seen at Spear Street, SoMa, San Francisco - A California Indian Creates
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Item A California Indian Creates
Created by Anton Refregier
Item Details
A California Indian Creates is the title of the artwork at Spear Street, SoMa by Anton Refregier. It depicts the history of Indians who inhabited and settled in California 30,000 years ago. Approximately 105 distinct nations or tribes of Indians or Native Americans once existed in California. They spoke over different dialects which were rooted in five basic languages. This mural depicts a Native wearing only a loincloth, covering the genitals and partially the buttocks.