Pictograph, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona
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Chasing Dreams Beyond the Rainbow

Pictograph, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona
Pictograph, Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona (Photo by T.S. Bremer, 2008)

Animals fleeing or leading, enticing or cajoling the people into a place beyond the hill—or is it a rainbow? While ghostly figures watch from beyond. Is this how we get to the afterlife?

We can only guess what inspired this art, what dreams or ceremonies compelled the artist to leave this record on the stone walls of this ancient canyon in what is now Canyon de Chelly National Monument, a place known in native languages as Tsegi.

 [Daily post 047 of 260 in my year-long challenge.] ♨

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