Artist’s Statement: Iakonikonriiosta
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Artist’s Statement: Iakonikonriiosta

Online Exhibition Artist’s Statement: Iakonikonriiosta Inspired by part of the Haudenosaunee Creation Story, this quilt illustrates the moment the spiritual Water Birds and Water Animals watched as the Sky Woman, heavy with child, gave thanks and placed primordial soil filled with life onto the Great Turtle’s shell. In a spiritual time before light and land existed, the…