The Mischievous Roadrunner - A Whimsical Sculpture by Rene Sepulveda
Roadrunners are important spirit animals in the world of Native American folklore. Due to their speed and their interesting nature the roadrunner has been portrayed in a whimsical cartoonish style in some quarters. The fun nature of the Roadrunner is portrayed in this sculptured art piece crafted of Cholla Cactus and combined with recycled metals to create this unique offering.
Cholla Cactus is a cactus found on the desert valley floor of New Mexico and the great Southwest and is a plant of significance to the Roadrunner and nature. The Roadrunner hunts for small lizards and is aggressive in the hunt of predatory rattle snakes. The Roadrunner peeps around the Cholla Cactus in a whimsical but serious manner in the hunt to peep around and rid the area of evil forces. This interpretative sculpture by Rene Sepulveda combines the Cholla Cactus with the whimsical look for a peeping Roadrunner for a unique and original work of art.
Roadrunners are important spirit animals in Native American folklore, especially for Pueblo tribes. Hopi, Anasazi and Mogollon people have all admired roadrunners and believed these interesting birds have special powers. Pueblo Indians believe roadrunners chase away evil spirits. Roadrunner footprints come in an atypical X shape, which was associated with the idea of confusing malignant forces and making them get lost. Native American tribes have always had great respect for roadrunners. They believe this bird brings good fortune, while, at the same time, makes evil forces go away;
Pueblo cultures used roadrunner feathers are a lucky charm. They would use these feathers to decorate babies’ cradles, in order to get magical protection from the Roadrunner spirit. In Mexico, seeing a roadrunner is believed to be good omen.
Roadrunners are known for their speed and courage. These fascinating birds are usually seen as positive symbols, fortune bringers and those that chase away evil. People admire and love roadrunners for their impressive skills and associate them with several positive ideas and concepts. These spirit animals are believed to have special powers, to be intelligent, sensitive and lucky.
- Speed and courage
- Instinct and determination
- Awareness and sensitivity
- Roadrunner spirit is a positive force that reminds people of happiness and joy.
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