The 80-year-old has become the first ever Native American artist to see her painting purchased by the National Gallery of Art in Washington

Earlier this month, the National Gallery of Art in Washington announced it had made history – it bought a painting by a Native American artist for the very first time.

The gallery purchased I See Red: Target, a 1992 piece by Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, a response to the colonization of America by Christopher Columbus.

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