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According to the artist, “The Northeastern Cree believed that their painted caribou-skin coats had magical powers. The geometric designs represented the hunter’s dreams and assured him success in the hunt. After a year, the coat’s magic would wear off, but by then his wife would have another painted coat ready for him.”

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[Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, AZ 2008]
Private Collection, WA 2008

Stars Over Tucson, Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, AZ, March 29, 2008

Exhibition catalog, Stars Over Tucson (Tucson, AZ: Settlers West Galleries, 2008), p 14, illustrated

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