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  • talking_treeThis unfinished sculpture is by my friend, #AlvinMarshall #whois #Diné #Navajo! What many of you, who are my friends and supporters don't realize is that I sell & trade Alabaster stone to #NativeAmerican stone carvers throughout the #Southwest. This is how I make a living to survive and it allows me to travel. I also do this for my family because they ask me to and so do many of the carvers. As long as my family is able to get the stone, the #Alabaster will continue to lead me to the people who I am supposed to meet. I realize the importance behind "why" I do this. The stone is sacred in many ways because of the human relationships and friendships that form as a result of the stone. The stone also allows me to travel and capture beautiful photos of the American #Southwest, otherwise, I could not afford to travel. I have a lot of respect for the rock; it is special as you can see the spirit of it in Alvin's sculpture. August is the month when I sell the most stone in #NewMexico because of the upcoming #IndianMarket in #SantaFe. I've been busy the last few days as I prepare to bring about 4.5 tons of Alabaster out to Albuquerque, Santa Fe and #Taos. I look forward to meeting up with my friends, @kiltica and John Suazo at Taos Pueblo. I'm leaving Friday morning and will be on he road for the next several days until the work is done! #Nm #abq #golobos #nativeart #native #lifeways #truth #art #utahphotographer

  • petertrottierNice! Great Story!
  • barkingbuddhasthank you for sharing a part of your story. safe travels.
  • ettradingLife is short. Make it count!
  • redfacecityAwesome
  • drdbtWonderful capture!
  • omnicron701Respect!
  • builtonstiltsSnake? @jimmy_stacks
  • builtonstiltsAlright alright, like a alternate reality version of snake? @jimmy_stacks
  • trtommy4Love this
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