wood & copper pipe, 9' x 2' x 1',
I love the Ys of trees. By turning them upside down, the two limbs rise up to bocome one.
This is a locust Y with a canoe type gouge in each leg.(ritual scars) One has been charred with fire and the other has soft copper pipe drilled and beaten into it.
I once heard a story about how the plains buffalo would slowly walk into a blizzards to stay alive.They faced the storm.
In the spring of 2001 when I was making this piece I wondered if we had the courage to face our on coming storms.