Tag: hunter

Penobscot Hunter

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 23″ | Length: 43″

“These Indians lead a very singular life. At one time of the year they live on a very small store of corn, beans and melons which they have planted; during another period, or about this time, their food is fish, without bread or any other meat; and …

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Noble Savage

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 20″

“The men employ their time solely in hunting and other exercises of the bow, except that they sometimes take some pains at fishing.”

Edward Winslow (c. 1630)

Intuitively the Indians knew how essential it was to live in a right relationship with the land and its resources. …

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The Moose Hunter

Bronze edition: 50 | Height: 16″

In the deep snows and shortened days of the month of the snow moon, the moose hunter stalks his prey. More than any other animal, the moose will allow his Abenaki band to survive the lean months of winter. Weighing as much as 1200 lbs, and standing 7′ …

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Madackawondo

Bronze edition: 15 | Height: 40″

Penobscot Chief and Shaman

“Their food is whatever they can get from the chase and from fishing for they do not till the soil at all. In the month of February until the middle of March is the great hunt for beavers, otters, moose and bears and for the …

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At the Month of the Snow Moon

Bronze edition: 20 | Length: 66″ | Height: 30″

An Abenaki Moose Hunt

Two Abenaki hunters emerge from the forest and surprise a bull moose charging across a clearing through the drifted snow. The winter is the best time to hunt the moose since they are slowed by the deep snow, while northern native people, like …

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Deerslayer

Deerslayer

Study| Bronze edition: 60 | Height: 21″
Large | Bronze edition: 4 | Height: 45″

It was often the case among Eastern woodland people to experience a period of want, especially during late winter when game proved scarce or elusive and caches of dried food had been exhausted. Unlike early Europeans however, incidents of Indians …

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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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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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