Grandfather Prays to Sun by Howard Terpning
An ancient warrior greets the day in reverence, invoking the power of Natosi (the sun) as its rays sweep across the Ruby Mountains of Montana. Two young warriors watch in respect, grandsons of a mighty man who has seen many years and many battles.
In a different century, when western artist Howard Terpning camped overnight 100 feet from this spot, the artist imagined just such a scene, when the Blackfoot people roamed a land that they never foresaw they could be banished from.
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