Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
A mother envelopes and protects her child, she wears a headdress of clouds and rain, blessings for a good life. To the left stands the child’s father. He holds a shield; the strength and protection of their culture. On the right stands the child’s grandfather with eagle staff. He symbolizes the traditions and wisdom of the community. Standing in front of her mother, A young child holds a woven plaque with a butterfly design, she wears a headdress with cloud and rain symbols. Her dress holds corn and rain designs. She represents the legacy of her culture and the continuation of her people.
This artwork was the official poster image for the 28th Annual Protecting Our Children, National American Indian Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. Conference sponsored by National Indian Child Welfare Association.
- The artwork is printed on heavyweight acid-free luster / soft gloss paper.
- Giclèe print is matted with a bevel cut buffered-pH neutral matte board and backed with an acid-free 100% recycled board.
- Artwork framed in matte board measures 11 by 14 inches (27.9 by 35.5 cm) and packaged in a clear resealable envelope for protection.
- The matted print will fit a standard frame and does not require custom framing.
- Giclèe print includes a description of the image, information on the native culture the artwork is inspired by and biography of the artist.
- Frame shows the display possibilities and is not included.
- All of our work is created, printed and assembled in Arizona (United States).