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Rain Bird – American Indian

Rain Bird by K Henderson
Rain Bird, 48 x 24, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears a feathered headdress with bells. His face is painted white with red stripes.

The shield he holds has red trade cloth and has an image of a Rain Bird. Some mythology tells the story of a large bird gathering the clouds with its wings and bringing much needed rain.

This painting is on its way to Heritage Gallery in Scottsdale along with 5 other paintings.

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K. Henderson Prints on Demand available

Longing of the Soul by K Henderson
Longing of the Soul, prints and cards available

Did you know that I have prints and cards available now? You can purchase them through Fine Art America. Currently I have only a few small prints available but if you let me know which print you want and what size I can make it available.

The prints I’ve purchased on paper have been very nice. And Fine Art America has a Money Back guarantee.

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Running Bear by K Henderson

Running Bear  by K Henderson

Running Bear, 36 x 30, oil on linen

This shield shows a bear, red trade cloth, flicker feathers, eagle feathers and bells. The Plains Indian has his face painted white with red dots.

This painting is available for purchase.

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Signs of Courage by K. Henderson – American Indian

Signs of Courage by K Henderson
Signs of Courage, 48 x 24, oil on linen
This Plains Indian wears a eagle feather Headdress with ermine tails and beads. His face is painted with a Coup Mark
His buck skin shirt is painted with stars and embellished with quills and feathers.
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Ghost Stars by K. Henderson

Ghost Stars by K Henderson
Ghost Stars by K. Henderson, 30 x 24, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears eagle feathers in his hair to show the many honors he has won. His buckskin shirt is beaded and is painted as a Ghost Shirt would be painted.

He carries a shield and is draped with a trade blanket. The stripe on his face represents tears for the fallen warrior.

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Delight Maker by K Henderson

Delight Maker by K Henderson

Delight Maker, 20 x 30, oil on linen

One of the purposes of the Pueblo Clown is to provide their own humorous interpretation of popular culture, re-enforcing taboo and communicating tradition.

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Fears Nothing by K. Henderson

Fears Nothing by K Henderson
Fears Nothing, 20 x 30, oil on linen

This Plains Indian wears eagle feathers in his hair. Why do American Indians wear eagle feathers?  The eagle flies high and is thought to be a messenger from the heavens or a link between the spirit world and man.The feathers are given to tribal members when certain deeds, such as bravery, are preformed

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