Huron Tray with Quillwork
Peabody Essex Museum
"In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the
animals, for Tirawa, the One Above, did not speak directly to man.
He sent certain animals to tell men that he showed himself through
the beasts, and that from them, and from the stars and the sun and
the moon should man learn all things tell of Tirawa."
Chief (Letakots-Lesa) Pawnee
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