THE MEETING - SYNCRETISM OF APRIL 3, 33 CE Picture

"THE MEETING - SYNCRETISM OF APRIL 3, 33 CE" (Raven Series) Intaglio, Black , Blue Black or brown ink on white paper 5 inch x 7 inches. 2010-12

Raven is a "trickster" in Native American stories and myths, especially in the Northwest region of North America. He's sometimes a hero, a creator, the father of mankind, and a potent conductor of spiritual forces in the form of sacred dreams.
In Greek and Roman mythology, raven was often a oracle through whom a god is believed to speak.
Syncretism
n 1: the union (or attempted union) of different systems
(especially in religion or philosophy)

In this story Raven is the Creator Spirit. Long ago he traveled around the world to find other Creator spirits. Raven had flown half way around the world and he had all but given up. Finally on April 3, 33 Raven noticed a commotion on a distant hill top. As approached he realized he had finally found his equal on nailed to a Totem.
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THE MEETING - SYNCRETISM OF APRIL 3, 33 CE
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