David R. Maracle
David R. Maracle—tehanenia’kwe: tarons (Cutter of Stone) is Bear Clan, born in AKWESASNE, USA but resides as a member of the Mohawks of the Bay of Quinte Tyendinaga Canada. Since 1985, through David’s evolving creativity, he has been able to convey the very essence of the ancestral teachings of the Indigenous Peoples of North America into his magnificent Originals in Stone, bone & mixed media Sculptures. With every piece being unique and one-of-a-kind, David’s art has garnered many prestigious awards and has been curated by many private and corporate collectors globally.
This original stone sculpture conveys the connection between the human being and the four legged, showing the sacred bond with each other, living together on mother earth in peace and harmony; making sacrifices for one another.
I choose to work with NoMiNoU because of their fair remuneration of funds to help indigenous artists financially. NoMiNoU is the first company I have ever provided the rights to my art and I made this decision based on their transparency on how they compensate and work with indigenous artists. I am glad to work with NoMiNoU because of their environmental and sustainable approach and their professionalism has been top notch.
I am incredibly proud and honoured for any person of any race, colour and ethnic background to wear my artwork. These pieces of wearable art are created for everyone. This collection is meant for all colours of the human race, the medicine wheel of people. I come from a place of peace and love and I have always believed in love medicine for all – and that’s how we are going to heal mother earth.
– David R. Maracle, Mohawk, Bear Clan