But I don't think there can be many other sports where an animal forces
everything to change.
In photographs like Animal Forces
, Finnemore offers a collection of kitsch animal ornaments lined up on an old sideboard surrounded by peeling wallpaper and crumbling plaster.
Here he pursues initiation as a ceremonial healer with Choctaw medicine woman Mary Gardener, studying plant and animal forces
and human energy manipulation for three years.