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Sacajawea, ©2001 Cara Driscoll  


Ideas for vessels often come from literature. Sacajawea is one of my favourite stories. It is an historical account about a heroic woman who played a pivotal role in the Lewis and Clark expedition. The part of her life I tried to capture was when she was called "Bird Woman".

The inside text from Anna Lee Waldo’s novel reads: "See the stones I made here are red, but not clear like your paints or the paintbrush flowers. See, there is a bird in them, raised up from the surface. I think it is trying to fly out."


31.5 cm (H)
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Treaty 4 Territory, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Last updated September 2017