Caleb Cheeshahteaumuck and Joel Iacoombs were the first two native American students at Harvard, class of 1665. Joel would have been valedictorian but he died in a shipwreck. Caleb died of tuberculosis about a year after graduation. It was 305 years before the next native American graduated from Harvard.
11.5" x 17.75" (29 x 45 cm) image size
made with 5 shina plywood blocks
7 hand-rubbed color layers on Nishinouchi paper.