Friday, November 2, 2012

As Long as the Sun Rises

As Long as the Sun Rises, oil on canvas, 30 x 30

This Plains Indian wears eagle feathers and has his face painted white with blue and red.

Why do American Indians wear eagle feathers?  The eagle flies high and is thought to be a messenger from the heavens or a link between the spirit world and man.The feathers are given to tribal members when certain deeds, such as bravery, are preformed

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