Mark Fischer Catalog - page 13

Mark Fischer
August 2015
Page 12
We listen and hear the voices of the four winds. We are
assured that they are following the instructions of the
Creator. They bring us strength. They come from the four
directions. For this we give greetings and thanks.
We give thanks to the spirit of waters for our strength of
well-being. The waters of the world have provided many
things. They quench our thirst, provide food for the plant
life, and are the source of strength for the medicines we
We give greetings and thanks to our Mother Earth. She
gives us that which makes us strong and healthy. We are
grateful that she continues to perform her duties as she
was instructed. The women and Mother Earth are one-
givers of life. We are her color, her flesh and her roots.
(Iroquois Prayers of Thanksgiving)
Fire has great importance to our lives. Fire keeps us warm,
it helps to prepare our food, to clear our land for new
crops, to send messages, to purify and bless our gatherings,
and to take our prayers up to the Creator. The Oneida Wolf
Clan members are known as the fire keepers and
Garden Sculpture
76” x 13”
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