Whispering Wind, 30 x 20, oil on linen
American Indians used animals and birds to 'decorate' their clothing,
shields etc. They wore the animal skins, claws, teeth, feathers and
other parts in hopes that the attributes of the animal would pass down
Birds symbolized anything from Truth, good luck, skill in speaking and many other traits.
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