Howard Moose (Cree) 1992 Hand Carved Soapstone Eagle. In many First Nations stories the Eagle is used to represent perception and spiritual connection. Eagle feathers and down are sacred: traditionally Shamans believed in their healing powers and used them in a variety of ceremonial and ritual contexts such as honouring a respected guest. Eagle's down symbolized good luck, piece, welcome and friendship.
Howard Moose was born in 1966 in The Pas, Manitoba. He is a Cree Indian and grew up in South Indian Lake in Manitoba. He started carving in wood when he was as a child using a pocket knife.
In the early 80s he began working with soapstone, specializing in northern wildlife. Howards pieces can be found in the collection of the Legislature Building in Winnipeg and the private collection of former US President Jimmy Carter. The item "Howard Moose (Cree) 1992 Hand Carved Soapstone Eagle" is in sale since Monday, March 9, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Canada\ Aboriginal". The seller is "azul_verde" and is located in Winnipeg, MB.
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