Acrylic on canvas, 24"L x 30"W x 1 1/2"D
In the artists own words: "I feel like this image here represents the holy people praying for planet Earth. It includes us all and not just one country. We use corn pollen for prayer and that’s what he’s doing. He’s spreading corn pollen and praying for planet Earth."
When asked what he would do with the proceeds of the auction, Kyle said, "I’d like to split the funds between 2 organizations… or just choose one. I want to see how much I can get from the auction. Then decide. 🙂
Taala Hooghan Infoshop/Outta Your Backpack Media Center
We are an Indigenous-established, community-based and volunteer-run collective dedicated to creatively confronting and overcoming social and environmental injustices in the occupied territories of Flagstaff and surrounding areas. We are restoring and redefining knowledge and information in ways that will be meaningful to our communities. We offer access to independent media, the arts, skill-building, and alternative education, with the goal of self-development as well as empowerment for youth and the greater community into action in favor of a more just and sustainable world.
The Buddy Whitethorne Foundation
The Foundation will assist young Native American artists in the development of their careers with scholarships and other financial support and mentoring.
The foundation members have already taught and encouraged me so much, I believe it is in the youth’s best interest to give back to them."
Thank you for your support!