Mini Canvas Bear Print
Offering of Prayers
Suqomhonow, Black Bear carries Paaho, prayer elements for good blessings and rain. A red zig zag arrow signifies the life breath. For the Hopi, the Bear is a symbol of strength in courage and health.
6" square. Wrapped Canvas.
Gerald Dawavendewa is a member of the Hopi tribe. He grew up in the village of Munqapi, located in northern Arizona. In 1994, Gerald sent an artwork depicting the Hopi cosmos aboard the Space Shuttle Endeavour. He is also Author and Illustrator of the children's book "The butterfly dance". Gerald's work reflects the rich traditions of his Hopi & Cherokee culture.