Commanding eagle sculpture of Brazilian soapstone made by artist Leroy Henry of the Cayuga Nation. Leroy's family are all carvers. Eagles, bears and wolves are common subjects for the family’s carvings. According to the Henry’s the eagle’s significance is that with its ability to soar at great height it serves as a guardian, providing protection from trouble. The Henry family's work is exhibited in museums, galleries & private collections in Canada, the U.S.A. and Europe. H: 6.50"