Tag: women

Runs Like a Deer

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 16″

Neogo Ka: Yeda: Ke’s

” …there was no likelihood of our catching them for they are as swift as horses.”

Champlain, voyages (1604-18)

“very comely with good features, many pretty brownettoes and spider-fingered lasses among them.”

Josselyn (1674)

“The men and the …

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Pocahontas (“Frolicsome One”)

a.k.a. Matoaka

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 25″ (with base)

“A well featured , wanton young girl…resorting to our fort, of the age of 11 or 12 years,” where she would get the boys “forth with her into the marketplace, and vie with them in turning handsprings!”

William Strachey, 1608

“A child of …

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Molly Molasses

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 29″

Molly Molasses, the Grandmother of all Penobscot, still frequents our streets, receiving kindly coppers from the third generation of those who have known her as an old woman. She has no fixed idea of her own age, but it must be considerably over a hundred. Though much …

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Matoaka

AKA Pocahontas

Bronze edition: 20 | Height: 25″

See “Pocahontas” for the description.

Kateri Tekakwitha (St. Katherine)

Bronze edition: 9 | Height: 30″

Kateri Tekakwitha was a Mohawk girl born in 1656. Soon after birth, she was scarred for life by a smallpox epidemic which took the life of every member of her family. Later, despite the hostility of most of the people of her village, she was converted to Catholicism by …

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Deono:gwe-ga:ha

Bronze edition: 10 | Height: 24″

Dances in the Wind

“These people are the most beautiful and have them most civil customs that we have found on this voyage. They are taller than we are … the face is clear-cut … the eyes are black and alert … and their manner is very swet …

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