Standing Bear Zuni Handmade Folk Art
This Folk Art carving depicts a standing bear as seen through the eyes of the Artist. A one of a kind piece of art and a beautiful addition to any collection. Bear is considered a medicine being with impressive magical powers who plays a major role in many religious ceremonies. The bear is a symbol of strength and wisdom to many Native American cultures and are often associated with healing and medicine. Since bears continue fighting after being seriously injured, Native Americans often believed they were capable of healing their wounds. Hand carved from Cottonwood by Alan Lewis of the Zuni Tribe. Approximately 7 inches tall.