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Your connection to nature is reminded by Google’s new Pixel wallpapers

It’s been a while since Google released its Pixel 7 line of smartphones, and with them came a slew of custom wallpapers. In honour of Native American Heritage Month, Google has added three new photos to its wallpaper collection, which you can use on your Pixel 7 or any other Android device.

Beautiful artworks in earthy tones by mixed French-First Nations artist Alanah Astehtsi Otsistohkwa Jewell, a.k.a. Morningstar, are featured as Google’s Pixel backgrounds for the month of November. She claims her writing highlights the value of belonging, celebration, and safety. Morningstar explains how the wonders of nature have influenced her art by saying:

In order to show how intricately we are connected to everything in our environment, I frequently use elements from the natural world into my artwork, such as plants, animals, the sun, moon, water, and fire.

As she puts it, “it is a vital aspect of being human to repair and regenerate the earth we live on.” Her work echoes the values of her message with its emphasis on natural things like birds and bees, while the use of earthy tones like brown and green may make your Pixel stand out.

The wallpapers are available for download here, or on the Made By Google Twitter. The Pixel 3 and later Pixel phones have these too, in the same place.