Zhawenim Sister Doll

$135.00

This doll was handmade by Margaret Judy Kakenowash Azure (Turtle Mountain Chippewa) and features pink regalia to bring awareness and strength to those battling breast cancer.
Each doll is made with hide, wool, ribbon, seed beads, and feathers, with pink horsehair and cowry shell detailing. A sacred medicine bundle of tobacco, sage, cedar, and sweet grass fill the body of the doll. Her gift is to provide protection and strength for whenever needed. She wears a protection shell that is sacred to the Anishinaabe people and represents our journey in life. Each is one-of-a-kind with a unique personality. Zhawenim means 'bless, show loving-kindess' in Anishinaabemowin. This sister doll makes a wonderful gift to celebrate someone, remember someone, or to give someone strength, courage and balance. Whether it's a gift for yourself or for someone special in your life, this doll comes packaged in a box with ribbon. This item ships from the US.
  • 5" Tall
  • Stand Included
  • Hand Constructed and One-of-a-Kind
  • Judy Azure is a Turtle Mountain Chippewa breast cancer survivor. A dream led her to start making these special sisters. These dolls represent the strength and courage of surviving breast cancer.
    Each doll is made with hide, wool, ribbon, seed beads, and feathers, with pink horsehair and cowry shell detailing. A sacred medicine bundle of tobacco, sage, cedar, and sweet grass fill the body of the doll. Her gift is to provide protection and strength for whenever needed. She wears a protection shell that is sacred to the Anishinaabe people and represents our journey in life. Each is one-of-a-kind with a unique personality. Zhawenim means 'bless, show loving-kindess' in Anishinaabemowin. This sister doll makes a wonderful gift to celebrate someone, remember someone, or to give someone strength, courage and balance. Whether it's a gift for yourself or for someone special in your life, this doll comes packaged in a box with ribbon. This item ships from the US.
  • 5" Tall
  • Stand Included
  • Hand Constructed and One-of-a-Kind
  • Judy Azure is a Turtle Mountain Chippewa breast cancer survivor. A dream led her to start making these special sisters. These dolls represent the strength and courage of surviving breast cancer.

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