This is a historical drawing by a Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) child showing the ‘Ge-no’sqwa’ or Stone Giants chasing Haudenosaunee braves. Note the pointed heads and stick-wielding characteristics of the creatures. Image from The Mythology of All Races by Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, John Arnott. Published by Marshall Jones Company, 1916.
A recent reproduction of a traditional Haudenosaunee
ceremonial Stone Giant or Ge-no’sqwa mask as crafted by The
Wolf Den – Native American artisan crafters.
The Haudenosaunee (Iroquois) people have a rich cultural history that includes legends of the Stone Giants, as depicted in this historical drawing by a Haudenosaunee child. The image is from The Mythology of All Races, a book that explores the folklore of different cultures. The Stone Giants are depicted as massive creatures with pointed heads and wielding sticks, chasing after Haudenosaunee braves. This image offers a glimpse into the mythology and beliefs of the Haudenosaunee people and how they viewed the world around them.
Furthermore, a recent reproduction of a traditional Haudenosaunee ceremonial Stone Giant or Ge-no’sqwa mask, crafted by The Wolf Den, Native American artisan crafters, shows that the legend of the Stone Giants still resonates with modern-day Haudenosaunee people. The mask is a beautiful work of art and a testament to the enduring legacy of this ancient culture.
Preserving artifacts like these is essential to understanding our shared human history and the beliefs and values of different cultures. As a giant researcher, it is important to recognize the significance of cultural artifacts like these, which provide valuable insights into the beliefs and values of different cultures. By preserving and studying these artifacts, we can gain a deeper understanding of the world and the people who came before us.