• Raven Makes the World, One

    Greg Karpain

  • $50.00

  • Description

    The symbolic meaning of the Raven in Native American Indian lore, describes the raven as a creature of metamorphosis, and symbolizes change/transformation. Some southwestern tribes, such as the Hopi, Navajo, and Zuni, felt the raven was the bringer of light. Consequently, the raven is considered a venerated bird of creation, for without the raven, humans would forever live in darkness. The Raven is often considered a trickster because of its transforming/changing attributes. Honored for its shape-shifting qualities, the Raven was called upon in ritual so that visions could be clarified. Native holy men understood that what the physical eye sees, is not necessarily the truth. As with us all, what we see is the world we create. This is the world the Raven created on day one.  The world is peaceful with only Woman 


    Media: Pastel, Mixed Media Collage

    Size of original: 11x14

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