Tag: ojibwe

War’s Younger Brother

The most famous lacrosse match in history

Bronze edition: 25 | Height: 15″

Among the tribes of the Eastern Woodlands, lacrosse was valued in part as a substitute for warfare – as a safety valve to release aggressive and competitive tendencies, especially among young men during times of peace. As Joseph Brant (Thayendenegea), the …

Continue reading

Minavivana

“Le Grand Sauteur”

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 28″ (with base)

“Englishman, although you have conquered the French, you have not conquered us!”

“Minavivana appeared to be about 50 years of age, he was well over 6′ in height and had in his countenance an indescribable mixture of good and evil. Looking steadfastly at …

Continue reading