'The Ultimate Sophistication' photo exhibit showcases authentic O’odham women's clothing

By Mark Brodie
Published: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 2:40pm
Updated: Wednesday, December 7, 2022 - 2:42pm

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a photo from
Kyle Knox
Women model O'odham clothing in a photo featured in "The Ultimate Sophistication."

An exhibit on display in Tucson features photographs of authentic, historically accurate clothing worn by O’odham women.

"The Ultimate Sophistication" was in Phoenix over the summer and is now at the Arizona State Museum at the University of Arizona.

Kyle Knox is the photographer behind the exhibit. He’s the managing editor for the Gila River Indian News. He also represents the Hopi, Akimel O’odham and Pee-Posh tribes. The Show spoke with him to learn about the his work..

a photo from
Kyle Knox
A woman models historically accurate O'odham clothing.

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