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Open Edition Prints - 5
Cherokee Dog Star Story Open Edition Print
Kokopeli

matted to 10" x 8"

This popular folk hero of the Southwest is shown as the usual humpback flute player. Most legends have him going from group to group providing seeds to the Natives. The heart shows that he is often described as the Casanova of the Southwest!

Exodus Open Edition Print
Cat Lady

matted to 10" x 8"

“From my youth, I remember these women who smoked corn cob pipes or chewed tobacco. Some had three, four or even a dozen cats and had an air of mystery or scariness about them I imagined all sorts of things about them. This is in memory of them….and for all the cat lovers out there.” Jesse T. HummingbirdWhen a collector asked Jesse to create some “ledger art” he replied that it was not an art form of his people, the Cherokee, but he would try something original on his own. Thus, was born Jesse’s originals on music—and other paper memorabilia

Exodus Into Indian Territory Open Edition Print
New Red Pony

matted to 8" x 10"

One of Jesse's Indians on the first Indian motorcycle. The old 'motocycles' are classics. It is part of his series of classic motorbikes and motorcycles being ridden by a variety of Jesse's characters.

Three Moons & a Rez Hog Open Edition Print
Buffalo Girl Jumps the Moon

matted to 8" x 10"

Originally Buffalo Girl was a derogatory term. So Jesse developed a series of Buffalo Girl pieces that made them strong and powerful and good. They ride buffalo of a shade of blue and are performing great feats. Here she is jumping the moon in her ride across the sky.

Devils Tower Open Edition Print
Different Kind of Shawl Dance

matted to 10" x 8"

Traditionally at pow-wows, shawl dances are very energetic dances done by young women. Each has her own special shawl for this. Here is Jesse has taken a little play on that and shows a couple in love wrapped in a single shawl indicating their affection for each other.With the naked eye in most places, only six of the seven stars in the Pleiades can be seen. The top of Devil’s Tower is the only place where all seven stars can be seen all the time. To show this Jesse has six of the seven sisters holding on to the seventh smaller, weaker one that forms the constellation.

Falling Star Story Open Edition Print
Jewel of the Bird Clan

matted to 8" x 10"

Because of his name, Jesse likes to do special pieces showing hummingbirds. The hummingbird is known as a most beautiful bird. Here a member of the bird clan is taking time to meet with the hummingbird—the “jewel” of all the birds.

Red Pony Boy Open Edition Print
Grandmother & Her Young Uns'

matted to 8" x 10"

“This is Jesse's portrait of a Cherokee Grandmother with her young grandchildren on her lap. She’s much like the storyteller, holding them all on her lap as she tells them stories.”

The Eagle has Landed Open Edition Print
Man is Known by His Dogs

matted to 10" x 8"

After many requests, Jesse did another painting and then prints of one of his dog pieces. His family in eastern Oklahoma always had dogs for guarding the home place, but mostly for their hunting skills. Often people discussed men by the caliber of their hunting dogs.

The Family Open Edition Print
Fire of Love-Song of Peace and Hope

matted to 8" x 10"

Here is a couple of young medicine people-man and woman-out saying their prayers around a small fire. Their song is one that will bring not only love, but peace and hope to all.

Wild Hummers Open Edition Print
She Talks to Bees

matted to 10" x 8"

This shows a young girl so in touch with nature that she is one of those people who can “talk to bees.”

Wild Hummers Open Edition Print
She's Full of Hope and Dreams

matted to 10" x 8"

This young girl, all dressed up in her jingle dress, is so happy that her feet aren’t even touching the ground! She has so many hopes and dreams that she is throwing them into the air to share with everyone.

Wild Hummers Open Edition Print
Native Angel #1

matted to 8" x 10"

Using my colors and style, I’ve created an idea of an angel with Native American costuming and images.

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