Friday, September 30, 2011
"An 'eroded' Woolly Mammoth bone, in the sand with moss...on a stroll along the beach in Koyuk village, and then a ancient vertebrate, probably seal. I still have the old seal bone, and the 'Mammoth Bone' was just finished into sculpture. "Misfortune" Elder Shaman of Savoonga centuries ago, transformed himself into a Polar Bear, so he could more easily track his quarry. Running on all four legs, he then crossed a high ice ridge and down the other side...a hunter from his village...thrust a lance into the old Shaman...thought he was Bear"