Alan Monroe, Lakota
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Use an Animal Spirit Totem as a personal fetish, pendant, or hang from vehicle mirror, door knob or on a wall or Christmas tree. A unique gift.
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Alan Monroe's Spirit Animals are made from soft deer leather. They are stuffed with South Dakota sage, hand stitched and hand painted with acrylic paint. Embellishments include horse hair, high quality glass crow beads, brass beads and brass cones.
- Animals are 3" to 3 1/2" long.
Alan Monroe - 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.