...I chose Cup'ik Yup'ik Nunivak Island and Yup'ik goggles...both from Alaska. I figured they would be in the same room, but they weren't...I developed a story about these two goggles "in love" in which they are separated from each other but find their way back. I decided to have stop motion as a medium
—it's a challenge in itself because of how much time it takes up. In a way, my story brought the two inanimate objects to life...
—Student Curator Aurora Escobedo (Tesuque Pueblo)
Aurora also chose two baskets to include in the exhibition, a huge (9.25 x 22 in.) one from the Tubatulabal in Southern California, c. 1890 and "
the tiniest basket I ever saw
" by Frances Williams (Nuu-chah-nulth, British Columbia, c 1980-85, 2 x 2 in.).