Rainbow Youth

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Title Rainbow Youth
Identifier 008P
Subject Indians of North America--Antiquities; Rock art--Utah; Petroglyphs--Utah; Drawing; Signs and symbols
Description Rainbow Youth--the Gap. By instruments. Symbolical. Imagine this a bust picture of the Rainbow Youth, thus: As headdress, a squared Bear Paw--conventional. The arc of shoulders, the arc of the rainbow; rain falling from it; the Sun Father to left on a 'sky ladder.' The concentric circle to the right, a "Niavi Impaggy,: or Chiefs'Talk, in which all chiefs form a circle, discuss the issue, form a conclusion for all. If that conclusion is a rain rite, then a "Rain Sing" is held. Snake--the messenger to the gods for rain and water. (Probably drawn by Frank Beckwith, based on a petroglyph seen at Parowan Gap, Iron County, Utah)
Spatial Coverage Parowan Gap (Utah); Iron County (Utah)
Creator Beckwith, Frank Asahel, 1876-1951
Publisher Hosted by J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah
Type Image
Format image/jpeg
Format Creation image/tiff
Source Envelope p
Language eng
Relation Frank Asahel Beckwith Collection
Coverage Utah
Rights Management Digital image copyright 2003, Beckwith Family. All rights reserved
Holding Institution Delta City Library
Source Material B&W negative
Source Physical Dimensions 6cm x 8cm
Archival Resolution Archival TIFF: 3000 x 4600
Low Resolution JPEG: 800 x 600
Bit Depth 8-bit
Scanning Device Creo-Scitex Eversmart Jazz+ flatbed scanner
ARK ark:/87278/s69g8gzh
Setname dc_bpc
Date Created 2003-09-29
Date Modified 2012-10-02
ID 124980
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69g8gzh
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