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Sacred clown (who's sacred clown? I didn't know non Indians had sacred clowns...and this certainly isn't a Native one!!)
an old black and white drawing of native american art with animals, deers, birds, people and trees
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an old black and white drawing of native art
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black and white silhouettes of people dancing in different poses, with the words'dancing men
petroglyphs
Dancing Men (style petroglyphs) by mw2st, via Shutterstock
an image of a mantisca on a yellow background with other animals around it
Dancing Mimi with Long Neck Turtles by Paddy Fordham Wainburranga from Arnhem Land, Northern Territory created a 58 x 110 cm Acrylic on Canvas painting costing $4,000.00 at the Aboriginal Art Store
Dancing Mimi with Long Neck Turtles by Paddy Fordham Wainburranga
an animal that is standing in front of a rock wall with some writing on it
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(1) Tumblr - El arte rupestre aborigen de Ubirr, el Parque Nacional Kakadu. Territorio del Norte, Australia. "Estas pinturas fueron realizadas por Mimis. Son pinturas simples. Ellos no son nuevos. Pintado hace mucho tiempo. Ellos han sido pintados en ocre rojo y la sangre de los animales."
a red cloth with different types of ties on it
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"Three Mimis" by Paddy Fordham -aboriginal artist Australia
a rock with an animal painted on it
Pony Hills Petroglyph 40
Pony Hills Petroglyph 40, New Mexico.This is a bit different style for Kokopelli, shown here with a crooked staff and a bird beak mask. photo by glyphwalker.
an abstract painting of a bird with red and black feathers on it's wings
"Trickster Raven Huyee" by Lon French, Victoria // The raven is a key part of many North West Coast legends and stories. In many stories the raven teaches us about life and right from wrong. The raven is often misbehaving but never boring. He symbolizes change in life, creativity, and humor. A key figure in Northwest Coast l... // Imagekind.com -- Buy stunning fine art prints, framed prints and canvas prints directly from independent working artists and photographers.
a close up of a wolf in the grass with its mouth open and it's tongue out
coyote
Coyote, a common Native American 'Trickster' god. Unlike the Norse "trickster" Loki, the malicious instigator of Ragnarok, Coyote is more commonly a teacher of practical and moral lessons.
an illustration of a man holding a tennis racquet on top of a net
Loki: shapeshifter, trickster, and Norse god of Mischief and Chaos. Of a few others, he gave birth to Sleipnir, Odin's 8-legged horse and Fenrir, the giant wolf that will swallow the moon and bring about the end of the world.
a close up view of some writing on the ground
Kokopelli Petroglyph
some people are writing on the side of a wall
Kokopelli Rock Art (Petroglyphs)
a man dressed as a police officer kissing a woman's face
Rebel Clown Army in action
an old photo of a statue with a woman's head on it
Baubo - Wikipedia
Baubo - an old woman in Greek mythology who jested with Demeter, when Demeter was mourning the loss of her daughter, Persephone. Here she is as a Greek terracotta figurine holding a lyre.
a black and white drawing of a woman with her hands on her hips, smiling
Rebirth of Baubo by pachumama
a green man with flowers on his head in front of a crowd
Hastings Jack - -
Hastings Traditional Jack-in-the-Green Festival. The Hastings Jack-in-the-Green festival was revived by Keith Leech in 1983 and is now one of the biggest annual gatherings of Morris Dancers in the country. The Jack is “released” every year and is central to the festival
a black and white drawing of a bug holding a round object in it's right hand
Grandmother Spider Steals the Sun - Spider Woman brought not only the sun to the Cherokee, but also fire and the art of pottery making.
an intricately designed plaque with two birds on it's face is shown against a white wall
Gwydion from Welsh myth -who tricks his sister Arianrhod multiple times to get her to accept her son, Lleu.Sculpture by Jon Evans.
Captain Jack Sparrow, plot transformer - Film Director Gore Verbinski admitted, "The first film was a movie, and then Jack was put into it almost. He doesn't have the obligations of the plot in the same ways that the other characters have. He meanders his way through, and he kind of affects everybody else."
Captain Jack Sparrow, plot transformer - Film Director Gore Verbinski admitted, "The first film was a movie, and then Jack was put into it almost. He doesn't have the obligations of the plot in the same ways that the other characters have. He meanders his way through, and he kind of affects everybody else."
a man holding an animal in his right hand while standing on a foggy floor
By far the most popular figure in Polynesian mythology was Maui, the trickster god and hero. Though small in stature, he displayed amazing strength and had various magical powers. The many tales about his adventures reveal a cunning and determined hero who performed many great and wondrous deeds, including creating the Pacific islands with a magical hook and providing humans with more hours of daylight by slowing the sun's passage across the sky. Maui also tried, but failed, to become immort...
a drawing of a lizard with a kite in it's mouth on a yellow background
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Maui, the trickster hero of the Polynesian Islands
some rocks that have been painted with different colors
Kokopelli - Wikipedia
Kokopelli is a fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player (often with feathers or antenna-like protrusions on his head), who has been venerated by some Native American cultures in the Southwestern United States. Like most fertility deities, Kokopelli presides over both childbirth and agriculture. He is also a trickster god and represents the spirit of music.
a drawing of a wolf in a canoe
Trickster - Wikipedia
Coyote - Crow mythology. The Coyote mythos is one of the most popular western Native American cultures, especially among indigenous peoples of California and Great Basin. Coyote can be categorized in many types. In creation myths, Coyote appears as the Creator himself; but he may at the same time be the messenger, the culture hero, the trickster, the fool, the clown.
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an aerial view of a stream in the middle of a grassy area with trees on both sides
Kokopelli everywhere
a carved wooden object on a white surface with a shadow from the top and bottom
Kutkh is a Raven spirit traditionally revered in various forms by various indigenous peoples of the Russian Far East. Kutkh appears in many legends: as a key figure in creation, as a fertile ancestor of mankind, as a mighty shaman and as a trickster. Many of the stories regarding Kutkh are similar to those of the Raven among the indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast, suggesting a long history of indirect cultural contact between Asian and North American peoples
a drawing of a demon with horns and wings
Huehuecoyotl- Aztec myth: the god of dance, song, and mischief. He was depicted as having the head of a coyote with the hands and feet of a man. He also sported a drum. The coyote was a symbol of astuteness, worldly-wisdom, pragmatism, male beauty and youthfulness which were all represented by him.