Paavönmanàtuy - Young Corn Plants (Note Card)

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Paavönmanàtuy - Young Corn Plants (Note Card)

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Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)

A couple plants seeds to grow a corn plant, A symbol of life for the Hopi people. Corn is not only an important food source but has great spiritual meaning and plays an important role in ceremonies.
This image shows a maiden who has cared for the best seeds from the past harvest. She plants them in a place prepared by her companion who uses a "hangwànpi", a digging stick. below a fish, frog, and turtle remind us of the life giving water. Katsinam, spiritual beings watch over the couple as dragonflies play around a rain cloud which brings life to the couple and plants.

Measures 5 by 6.5 inches (12.7 by 16.51 cm) folded. Notecard also includes information on Native culture the image originates and Biography of the Artist. Card is blank inside for you own personal message. Note card is enclosed in a resealable clear envelope.

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