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Steve (Silver Bear) McComber (b. 1955), a Kanien'kehaka (Mohawk) carved this sculpture honoring the corn sister, one of the Iroquois three sisters (corn, beans and squash.) in 2004. When the three sisters are planted together, they are thought to be spiritual and physical sustainers of life.


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"Corn Sister" sculpture

creator   Steve [Silver Bear] McComber
date   2004
location   Kahnawake [Caughnawaga], Quebec, Canada
depth   2.0"
height   4.87"
width   8.62"
process/materials   steatite
item type   Art/Sculpture
accession #   #2004.25.02

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