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Legend of the Coyote and Corn Plant

Acrylic on Canvas
16" x 12"


According to Hopi legend, the Rain God planted the first plant in a bowl of
corn meal so that it would have eternal life.  Coyote was jealous of the
plant.  Playing his magic flute, he interceded and caused the plant to die
each winter.  However, he could not prevent it from growing anew each spring!