Nude american indian women. But why would you purposely hurt an oppressed people by doing something disrespectful? He wrote in part: For a couple of the artists who joined Native American Body of Art, nude expression was new for them. In a sense, Native American Body of Art emboldens the self-determination of both the native and feminist art movements. Stately says placing the headdress on the ground was an insult. Many people were crying. I know how much work it is to have babies, the fulfillment you get, and also how it changes our bodies. Once an eagle feather touches the floor, it is a wounded warrior. Penaloza sees the Native American Body of Art movement as powerful and transformative. We are beautiful human beings.