Ishi’s Double Standard
A thought while enjoying M. Geddes Gengras’s 2014 LP
Ishi has a dual interpretation: One for M. Geddes Gengras himself and one for us.
In the former case, it is a reference to “the last wild Indian”.
“In August of 1911 a starving native-American man walked out of the Butte County wilderness into Oroville and became an instant journalistic…