2014 Photo Contest, Observed Portraits, Singles, 2nd prize

Dasan (10), Spirit Lake Reservation

Photographer

Rena Effendi

INSTITUTE

27 April, 2013

Dasan Cavanaugh (10), of the Spirit Lake reservation has not cut his hair since he was born.

About the photographer

Rena Effendi

Born in Baku, Azerbaijan, Rena Effendi is an award winning documentary photographer focusing on issues of conflict, social justice and the environment. She is currently based in ...

Background story

Dasan Cavanaugh (10), of the Spirit Lake reservation has not cut his hair since he was born.

Spirit Lake is home to some 6,200 Sioux American Indians, who live in an area that covers over 1,000 square kilometers.

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