Stories by the Sacred Fire

  • Gourd, pyrography, brass alloy & aluminum gilding, bitumen stain, acrylic, bamboo, waxed linen, animal hair.
  • 33 x 26 x 19 in
  • Serena Kovalosky
  • Not For Sale

Collection: FIRE x

"Stories by the Sacred Fire" was created following the artist's firekeeping experience at a Native American powwow. Serena Kovalosky was invited by firekeeper Rick Hunt to witness and document the Abenaki tradition of tending the sacred fire during a 36-hour sleepless vigil.

"People may come by to tell their dreams by the fire. You never know who will come. There are always stories in the fire.” - Rick Hunt, Abenaki firekeeper

Click to view Kovalosky's firekeeping journal: KEEPER of the FIRE

Photo credit: mclaughlinphoto.com

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