Spirit of Lake Superior Sculpture

I took this on Friday morning. Some of my Native American friends have an issue with this sculpture, I’m not sure I understand what it is. I do know that many thought the artist should have been an Native American. The Ten Commandments used to be on government property. There was a big to-do about the tablets off government property in 2004. Read about it here.

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A young Ojibwe Indian girl, with braided hair and traditional jewelry around her neck and her proper left wrist, runs forward. She is wearing a sleeveless dress with a full skirt, pants and moccasins. She is carrying a birchbark tray in her proper right arm. The figure is on a large rock from Lake Superior
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums

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