An Insect Spirit sits with prayer stick as rain clouds gather with lighting crossing the sky. Lighting is a representation of fertilizing plant life. Dragonflies symbolizes moisture and butterflies announce the rain and pollinate the flowers. Together, they bring life to a desert land.
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.