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Sky Bear Painted Cow Skull

2013 Sacred Sky Bear (8) finished (600x800)

In many native cultures, the bear is among the most sacred of animals.  Not only are bear strong and powerful, but they are gentle mothers and thoughtful souls.

The Great Bear is not only sacred to Native Americans, but to all of mankind.  That respect is represented in the naming of the constellation Ursa Major – the Great Bear.

To read more about what inspired me to focus on the bear for this piece (hint, it includes a very famous grizzly bear advocate and old friend) read on…

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