Corn Woman by Dorothy Pulsifer  Image: Corn Goddess figurine
Corn Goddess figurine

Atira, literally "our mother" or "Mother (vocative)", is the title of the earth goddess (among others) in the Native American Pawnee tribal culture. She was the wife of Tirawa, the creator god. Her earthly manifestation is corn, which symbolizes the life that Mother Earth gives.

  • Subject Matter: Religious
  • Inventory Number: x09152021.12
  • Current Location: Art Center
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