Trail of Painted Ponies War Eagle Figurine – Hour Loop

Trail of Painted Ponies War Eagle Figurine

Trail of Painted Ponies

  • $ 5200

Item Number: 4053763
Materials: Stone Resin, Brass
Dimensions: 10.8 in H x 2.5 in W x 7 in L

Kevin Kilhoffer Native Americans felt a kinship with all animals, but held eagles, hawks, owls and other birds of prey in especially high esteem because their vision, swiftness and fearless courage typified the qualities a warrior needed to be successful. The golden eagle, often referred to by Plains Indians as the “war eagle” because of its willingness to go after game larger than itself - fox, coyote, sheep - was believed to be the most powerful of all creatures in the animal kingdom, which is why its feathers were incorporated into the headdresses and war bonnets worn by chiefs as they rode into battle.

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