Spirit Dancer

Craig Dan Goseyun1960- , American, member of San Carlos Easter White Mountain Apache

Apache Mountain Spirit Dancer by Craig Dan Goseyun

Craig Dan Goseyun is a member of the San Carlos Eastern White Mountain Apache, and one of a family of visionaries. According to Apache tradition, the Gahn were sent by the Life-Giver to show the Apache rituals to invoke blessings and strong medicine for disease. As time passed, the Apache acted badly, so the Gahn left. Eventually the Apache realized their mistake. Today the songs and dances of the Mountain Spirit Dancers represent the Gahn, summoning their power.

Gift of Alfred Harrison and Ingrid Lenz Harrison, 2017.

Located in the Harrison Sculpture Garden.