Category: The Figures

Cherokee Ballplayer I and
Cherokee Ballplayer II

Ball Players I & II

Bronze edition: 60 each | Height: 17″ each

Sold as a set or may be purchased separately

Any number of physical maneuvers that would today be considered fouls were permitted in this, the only double stick form of lacrosse which was played by the Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek and other tribes of the Southeast. Tackling, wrestling, tripping …

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Banishing the Evil Spirits

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 22″

An Iroquois Shaman of the False Face Society performing a curing ritual.

Shamans were those who claimed to control supernatural powers; who obtained special potency thru visions and dreams in which powerful spirits revealed themselves to those whose orenda (a potentiality to do or effect results mystically) were great.

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Canassetego

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 30″

An Iroquois chief and speaker of the Grand Council at Onondaga

Canassetego was an Iroquois chief known not only for his large physical stature, but also for his charisma and his oratorical skill. He was elected speaker of the Grand Council at Onondaga, the spokesman for the most powerful …

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The Archer

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 20″

“We consider ourselves much happier than you in that we are very content with the little we have … and while feeling compassion for you … we wonder at the anxieties and cares which you give yourselves night and day in order to acquire material possessions … now …

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Akwesasne

Bronze edition: 8 | Height: 26″

Akwesasne – the Mohawk word signifying their homeland in upstate New York, meaning, “Where the partridge drums.”

“…they are generally of a stature surpassing that of even the tallest of the English. Robust and quick of apprehension, they are straight and upright of posture and there is scarce …

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Amrusus

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 22″

A Caughnawaga Mohawk warrior

Amrusus was a Caughnawaga Mohawk warrior who later married one of the English captives, Eunice, daughter of the Reverend John Williams of Deerfield, Massachusetts. This was by no means unique, for many unredeemed captives married into various Indian tribes during the long years of indian …

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Aharihon

Aharihon

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 30″

The stern and ruthless warrior (always, at least in theory, fighting to avenge the death or insult of a blood relative or publicly avowed friend), might become a noted war-captain or an official war chief. The war-captain ideal, open as it was to all youths, irrespective of clan or …

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King of the Maquas (Mohawks)

King of the Maquas Sculpture

King of the Maquas

Large | Bronze edition: 5 | Height: 45″

Sa Ga Yeath Qua Pieth Tow was the name of this Mohawk king. Born about 1670, “Brant”, as this man was known to the English, grandfather of the famous Joseph Brant, visited London in 1710 along with three other Mohawk kings in …

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The Hunter

1996 | Bronze edition: 60 | Length of base: 14″ | Height: 8″

“There was a time when our forefathers owned this great island. Their seats extended from the rising to the setting sun. The Great Spirit had made it for the use of the Indians. He had created the buffalo and the …

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He Hunts in the Spirit World

A Huron Shaman

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 20″

A Shaman is one whose Orenda is great, powerful (Orenda: “a potentiality to do or effect results mystically”). Those who claimed to control supernatural powers, who obtained special potency thru visions or dreams in which a powerful spirit had revealed itself to them were called …

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Leaping Deer

1996 | Bronze edition: 60 | Length of base: 14″ | Height: 11″

“For we are all Indians as the English are, and say brother to one another; so must we be one as they are, otherwise we will all be gone shortly, for you know our fathers and plenty of deer and …

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