"Click" on 'Older Posts' to view additional pages"
Sunday, June 13, 2010
Saturday, June 12, 2010
"Vantage" "The Little Inuit of Cape Denbigh, were kin to bears and shared a common language. They traveled together and avoided the coastal Inuit whom were much larger and dangerous to both the Denbigh and the bear. The Denbigh were Shamanistic and could transform themselves into other animal shapes and always had ravens reporting the location of everything on the tundra, as with cormorants along the coast."
Monday, June 7, 2010
''Kinship" "As even now our culture considered association with bears as a 'taboo' yet many thousands of years ago when people lived in country, always, and never distant from nature, it was different for some...it was Kinship" "Woolly Mammoth Ivory" "This piece of Woolly Mammoth ivory was discovered by Terence Day of Nome Alaska, helicopter pilot for Bering Air Service...friend and true Alaskan Bush Pilot."
"He's Friend" "A wandering Inuit on a vision quest, through Ikpikpuk and beyond, finds his spirit friend on the river bank. They are then joined by an unfamiliar giant from over the foothills from the 'Colville." "They have to protect their friend from an unknown intruder and succeed." "Woolly Mammoth Ivory, on figured teak wood."
"Permission" "Woolly Mammoth Ivory" "Village elder is also a Shaman" and is in the right place to bring all to a safe return from upriver to the coast and to 'Sealing Point.' "This was a time of giants, a prehistoric relationship that was, at best, precarious. Permission was essential to cross boundaries and only the 'elders' knew the languages."