"Uncle Monday" THE STOLEN FIRE-THE GREEN CORN DANCE Pen & Ink Drawing

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"Uncle Monday" THE STOLEN FIRE-THE GREEN CORN DANCE Pen & Ink Drawing

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Title:  

"Uncle Monday" THE STOLEN FIRE-THE GREEN CORN DANCE Pen & Ink Drawing
Date:
1999-2000
Creator:
Petterson, Kitty K. (artist)

Content Description: 

Drawing. Pen & Ink drawing illustrating a Native American legend entitled, The Stolen Fire-The Green Corn Dance. Shows the Seminole Indian, the only tribe that had a secret of fire, doing a dance of Thanksgiving, The Green Corn Dance. Blazing fire is surrounded by dancing Indians, each carrying a corn stack. Suddenly a rabbit seizes a fire brand and runs off. For 3 years, the rabbit tries to bring fire to another tribe, but severe rain puts out his firebrand. He succeeds on the 4th try, four is a magic number. Illustration depicts Indian men in a ceremonial dance around a fire.

Physical Description: 

H: 12" W: 8 3/4"

Location:
500 S Bronough St,Florida,Tallahassee,32399
Identifier:
2003M.011.011

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