Faces from the Land has garnered positive press attention wherever the exhibition has appeared.

Omaha World Herald, “America’s First Faces – Joslyn’s new exhibit of contemporary American Indian images has a connection to historical portraits in the museum’s Bodmer collection.” (4/15/07)

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News from Indian Country, “Seattle couple honored for documenting American Indians” (3/19/07)

Omaha Star, “Joslyn offers a photographic journey through Native America” (8/24/06)

Lewiston Tribune, “Exhibit features photos taken at powwows” (6/16/06)

Here We Have Idaho, University of Idaho Magazine, “Dancing pictures… Chasing Powwows” (winter ’05)

The Olympian, “Faces bring pride to life” (10/18/05)

Tacoma Weekly, “Color and tradition of powwows on display at Washington State History Museum” (5/19/05)

The Idaho Statesman, “Photos taken of Indian life link tribes and history” (11/1/03)

The Spokesman-Review, “Photos taken of Indian life trace history” (10/15/03)


Publications and Magazines

Ben Marra's powerful photographs of American Indian dancers, all created at powwows throughout the United States and Canada, have been featured in numerous publications, including Horizon Air magazine, Alaska Airlines magazine, and News from Indian Country.

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, “Spirits of the Past—Images of the Present”
November / December 1993

Sandpoint, “Land of the Kalispel”
Summer 1997

Alaska Airlines, “Portrait of Pride”
July 1998

History News, “New Awakenings to Native American History”
Summer 1998

Horizon Air, “Proud Heritage”
August 2000

Dance, “All Nations Dance Together”
October 2001

Western Journey, “Reliving History”
November / December 2005

Puget Sound Journey, “Reliving History”
November / December 2005