Seneca veteran honors his ancestors through 'survival art'

Dec 1, 2017

Native Americans have served in our nation’s armed forces in greater numbers per capita than any other ethnic group. But over the 200 years since the founding of this country, while Native Americans fought for the United States, federal policies were also aimed at Indian removal. WBFO's Scott Sackett visited with distinguished Seneca artist and Vietnam veteran Carson Waterman, who calls his works “survival art,” a label with a profoundly personal meaning.


This story was written and produced by Scott Sackett and Paul Lamont with assistance from Caleb Abrams.