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carved, hand painted, hand beaded.
Monroe - Lakota
LHS-17 - $145 SOLD
Paula says - "Alan Monroe's horse sticks are based on Lakota ceremonial dance sticks. Hand made of poplar wood, considered the best wood for carving these long items. Hand painted with the same design on both sides. Ideal for hanging on a wall or door. Certificate of Authenticity available upon request."
Alan Monroe - Oglala Lakota
Alan Monroe creates his Northern Plains artwork from hides, stone, leather, and wood. He learned the basics of quill working, weaponry, sculpting and pipe making from traditional and contemporary artisans in his family circle. He is a fifth generation pipe maker and considered by many to be a master pipe maker. In his sculptures, Monroe works with a variety of materials such as pipestone, bone, wood and alabaster. He creates small objects like fetishes to large pieces than can weigh hundreds of pounds. Al Monroe's work can be seen in many galleries and museums across the country and he has won many awards. Al Monroe was born in Hot Springs , South Dakota and is an enrolled member of the Oglala Sioux Tribe. He graduated from Hot Springs High School and studied business and art in Nebraska, Tennessee, and South Dakota. About Lakota Sioux
American Ceremonial Sticks