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Bottle with Underwater Serpents

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Description: Hero, Hawk, and Open Hand: American Indian Art of the Ancient Midwest and South
Refusing to live in chaos means that humans must necessarily be creators of order. It is presumed that human beings always seek that order in the real world, so that the order that they establish—on the ground, in their social organizations, and in their behavior—is a reflection of the greater, cosmic order in which humanity is embedded. However it is perceived, the great cosmos is fundamentally one that humans did not create. Yet, as participants in it, they may legitimately recreate it and …
PublisherArt Institute of Chicago
PublisherYale University Press
Related print edition pages: pp.207-217

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