Shadow Frame & Matting: 11"x14"
Bethel driftwood, acrylic, feathers and beads.
Rivers of Life I
It was believed that the fish and animals gave themselves as gifts. They also observed how their bodies were treated during the preservation process. The bones of fish were also dried for their juicy leftover meat for pukuk – gnawing the meat off the bones. It pleased the fish and animals that their sacrifice was well used. Animal parts were also used during dances, headgear, dance fans, and drums. (More)