Little Spirit People
by Eric Whollem
watercolor and wax resist on paper
Collection of the artist.
9" x 6"
Copyright by the artist.
The Maidu Indians of Northern California divide their heavenworlds
into three zones. Kakinimkodom, the country of the spirits, is the
In this image I depict images of Aki, the duck, and the waters of
Supi Poboku. Supi Poboku is the Middle Fork of the Feather River.
Aki is the highest spirit in the Hesi Dance Cycle of the Kuksu Secret
This imagre is from my own imagination, but derives stylistically from
the pictographic rock art of so-called prehistoric California.
See my posts about the Maidu Indians on this link:
Abstract art, mixed media painting, pictographs, rock art, Maidu Indian lore.