Beaded hat band with a medicine turtle.
Hello my friends and aho! This beaded hat band is a departure from my recent story bands. Lately Ive been fixated on spirit, medicine and thunder birds on the front. The great Mystery and the energy have been on the sides with the magic and medicine radiating to the bird and to the back where… Continue reading Mystery, front and center
Hat band with a story. Energy, strength, stars and thunder bird medicine.
The thunder bird is strong and balance with Sun and moon energy along with bright stars sending their medicine across time
We also believed her message was one of sacrifice for your clan and protector in dreamland
Aho fellow travelers. Years ago I use to bead a spider mother on a bracelet. The spider mother is very important to our culture and deserves to be honored, the same as everything else in our universe. I was inspired to change the design a bit and place her on a hat band as well… Continue reading Spiders and Turtles and Stars
Aho my friends. The moon is about to go away and come back again. Everything, it appears, has a beginning an end and a beginning again. We had a short wet winter and have had a long dry spring. Maybe we can have a short cool summer and a long warm autumn. As you know,… Continue reading End of a moon. Circle goes on.
Aho my friends. I went out the other day to post office. I don`t go out very much, mostly because of the traffic and the hordes of rushing people everywhere. What I noticed was the lack of hats. I remember when I was young, men wore hats. The baseball cap was just coming into fashion… Continue reading Hats and Bands
There are many thing that I`m not sure I like. First thing is noise. I have come to the conclusion finally that we are a noisy species. Growing up we were taught to be invisible. Do not draw attention to yourself and you will make it to be an elder. So, I am now an… Continue reading Not sure I like this
My ancestors and possibly yours considered north America to be turtle island. The story around it contains many animals, a turtle and an otter. There are many different turtles depicted among indigenous people. Ours is generally round with clan symbols on the shell and proportional legs and head. The one depicted here is a Sioux Turtle… Continue reading Turtle and stars