I'itoi Ki - Maze of Life Canvas Print


The words I'itoi Ki translate to I'itois house, referring to the creator called Elder Brother who travels to his home in a circular path. This path also represents a person's journey through life, each turn symbolizing a life-changing event. At the end of the path, a niche allows one to reflect on one's life before journeying onward to the center. Behind the pathway is a Hohokam motif representing the clouds and water that is vital to desert people.

This mini canvas print I'itoi Ki: Maze of Life is part of a series from Hopi and Cherokee artist Gerald Dawavendewa. Each piece of art depicts an animal or spirit that is a significant part of the Indigenous world, a description of the artwork, information on the Indigenous culture that inspired the artist, and an artist biography.

  • Title: I'itoi Ki: Maze of Life
  • Artist: Gerald Dawavendewa (Hopi & Cherokee)
  • Size: 6" x 6"
  • Smudge-, fade-, and water-resistant pigments on heavyweight canvas on a wood frame
  • Includes saw tooth hanger
  • Keep out of direct sunlight
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