This piece was made by Cape Dorset artist Mangituk Kellypalik around 1998. It is a sculpture of a hawk shaman, each side of the piece representing a spirit, and the entire piece representing those two spirits as they come together. Standing nineteen inches tall, this piece is quite remarkable!
Title: Hawk Shaman
Artist: Mangituk Kellypalik
Community: Cape Dorset
Size: 19" X 9" X 7"
"Coming of the Peacemaker" by Wayne Sky (c.1999) Brazilian Steatite.
Title: Black Bear MaskArtist: Hib SabinCommunity: Santa Fe, New Mexico: A bronze from an Edition of 50. A beautiful Black Bear mask - the slight graying of his fur gives him the "wisdom of the ages".Size: 12" tall; 7" x 6¾"Materials: Bronze; Acrylic Paint; Steel...
Bear Shaman Pin/Pendant by Denise Wallace (#2 of 5; 1988) This is a Transformation piece representing the Bear Shaman and is derived from an element in Denise's 1988 masterpiece "Transformation/Shaman Belt" now in the collection of the Mingei International Museum in San Diego, California. It...