“Ponokamitaa – The Spirit of The Horse” celebrates the relationship between man, horse, spirit and the land in keeping with the artist’s cross-cultural experience with her adopted Blackfoot family.
Ponokamitaa means “Elk-dog” in Blackfoot. The horse was as big and as strong and graceful like an elk (Ponoka), but with the social relationship of a dog (Mitaa), and more than able to do the work of a dog around the camps. It is said that the spirit of horses are healing and sacred.
Come and learn more in an opening celebration and Artist’s Talk on Saturday July 12th
“Ponokamitaa – The Spirit of the Horse” will open on July 3rd at Gibson Fine Art in Calgary, Alberta and run through the Calgary Stampede to July 19th. Pre-sales currently taking place.