Part 1: “The Primitive Chant to the Great Spirit” Hermon A. MacNeil~Sculptor of the American West

Hermon MacNeil’s  interest in Native American culture began in (of all places) Chicago.  Before he ever traveled to the Southwest in 1895 to visit the Hopi (Moqui), and Navajo people, Native culture visited him in Chicago. The live Native model for “The Primitive Chant” (at left) was a Sioux warrior by the name of Black … Continue reading Part 1: “The Primitive Chant to the Great Spirit” Hermon A. MacNeil~Sculptor of the American West