Figurine The Magician Pony The Trail of Painted Ponies
In certain plains Indian tribes t was a special tribal figure who spoke to and for the horses.
He was believed to possess supernatural powers, and call The "Magician.
" As rendered by Taos artist Andersen Kee, who was born on the Navajo
Reservation and whose mother was a weaver and father a silversmith,
the "Magician" is releasing a heard of multi-colored spirit Ponies
from the inside of his elkskin robe and then gathering them on the backside.