Sunday, July 14, 2013

Native American Owl...





This owl is called Steampunk Owl...
But as you can see my Owl is Native...

My niece is visiting for 4 days,
My brother's daughter and she is part 
Native American...
She is an awesome girl...
And she is also exactly 2 weeks older than my
Justice... 
I could go on and on about how wonderful she is...
and she is... LOL
But she is my inspiration for this awesome  Native American creation...

Here is a little Native Owl Lore:

Some Native American cultures link owls with supernatural knowledge and divination.
 In the Menominee myth of The Origin of Night and Day, Wapus (rabbit) encounters Totoba (the saw-whet owl, Aegolious acadicus) and the two battle for daylight (wabon) and darkness (unitipaqkot) by repeating those words.
 Totoba errs and repeats "wabon" and daylight wins, but Wapus permits that night should also have a chance for the benefit of the conquered, and thus day and night were born. 
The Pawnees view the owl as a symbol of protection; the Ojibwa, a symbol of evil and death, as well as a symbol of very high status of spiritual leaders of their religion; and the Pueblo, associated with Skeleton Man, the god of death and spirit of fertility and for the Apaches view the owl as the most feared of all creatures



I used:

Steampunk Owl by Stamping Dragon Designs
Copic
Metropolis by Candi
Signo
Mama Razzi by Bo Bunny
Cardz TV
Memento
Core'dinations
Gears by Tim Holtz



My card:

















Entered into:




CAS-ual Fridays
CFC109


One Stitch At A Time
Challenge #172 Use A Digi




Here Come The Boys
Challenge #56 Anything Goes




7 comments:

  1. Love the details on the owl, so cute :D Thanks for joining us at OSAAT, Carol x

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  2. Love the owl! Thanks for playing along with us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  3. The owl is so cool! I love the eyes you've created. The papers look fantastic with him, too. Thanks for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

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  4. Oooh I love how you've done this owl... the native style works really well and again I love how you've done his eyes.

    Thanks for joining in with the Use a Digi challenge at OSAAT this week and good luck! :)

    Ali

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  5. Love owls! Thanks for playing and sharing your fab creation with us at Here Come The Boys 'Anything Goes' Challenge, hugs Sharon & Woo xx

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  6. Great card thanks for joining in the fun at Here come the Boys Anything goes challenge.
    DT Teresa xx

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