Cherry Color Shadow Frame & Matting: 11"x14"
Mixed Media; Reindeer skin, driftwood, acrylic, watercolor, turkey feathers and holding a drum stick.
Lets Dance I
"Agayuliyararput" - Our Way Making Prayer. The drum was the heart of everyone, one beat, one family, one love, one joy and giving thanks to Ellam Yua – Person of the Universe. The Yup’ik Natives had festivals with two or more neighboring villages to celebrate for about 3 days. It brought much joy to everyone.
Preparation would usually begin after all the major food harvests had been put away. Neighboring villages and the host community would prepare gifts of useful utensils, hunting gear...(More)