"Spotted Blanket"

Spotted Blanket

Spotted Blanket, a member of the Chippewa-Cree tribe in Montana, learned how "to talk with his hands" from the old people. This sign talk was good to him because he was a little deaf. He was a kind man who never said anything bad about another person. Making peace pipes and headdresses were favorite times for him.

"Spotted Blanket", oil on linen, 2000, 15" x 13", private collection

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