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Hardcover Ancient Visions: Petroglyphs and Pictographs of the Wind River and Bighorn Country, Wyoming and Montana Book

ISBN: 0874806925

ISBN13: 9780874806922

Ancient Visions: Petroglyphs and Pictographs of the Wind River and Bighorn Country, Wyoming and Montana

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The Bighorn and Wind River basins of north-central Wyoming and southern Montana have been home to Native American tribes for at least 11,000 years and contain some of the most diverse assemblages of hunter-gatherer rock art anywhere in the world. Most notable are the spectacular and surreal images of the Dinwoody tradition, but there is also a startling array of other forms from shield-bearing warriors to animals, plants, and abstract images. Ancient...

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This is a scholar work of fine research on petroglyphs and pictographs of the Wind River and Bighorn Country, Wyoming and Montana. It covers a variety of pictures and drawings from the bi-state rock art. They ae valuable documentation left by the artists (shaman) for posterity study on the geneses of Turtle Island, as seen on page 140. In the collection of rock art, there is not much on Thunderbird, a famous motif. On page 106, there was a document of a big bird with extended feather wings. Chapters 8 and 9 are important to read on the new views on the ancient visions. Native Americans lived on the continent for thousands of years and left us their legacy. They endured and survived the hardship, Manifest Destiny and now live in Reservation. It is time to save and protect their sacred places and show our understanding and appreciation of the American heritage.
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