Freezing Moon reminds us to prepare for the spiritual path that lies ahead during this season of fasting. It’s the eleventh teaching from Grandmother Moon in Anishinaabe tradition that views the moon as a living relation who makes 13 appearances throughout the year to watch over Mother Earth’s children and light their paths with her gentle wisdom. In November, the Star Nation is closest to Earth, and all the creature beings prepare for the lean winter ahead. People gather around the elders to learn the sacred songs and teachings that will sustain them. Freezing Moon is an important time of sharing that strengthens our connection to each other and to Creation. It nourishes our spiritual and physical wellbeing so we can endure.
Item Number: 166276
Composition: 99.99 % fine silver
Weight (g): 7.96
Diameter (mm): 27
Face Value: $3
Artist: Frank Polson
Packaging: Maroon clamshell with black beauty box
- 11th issue in this captivating series of original woodland designs illustrating the 13 teachings from Grandmother Moon according to Anishinaabe tradition.
- An exceptional collection showcasing one of the most recognized forms of Indigenous art that is cherished for its beauty, as well as its powerful depiction of Anishinaabe themes and traditions.
- A limited work of art! Only 4,000 coins available worldwide—highly collectible!
- A unique collectible that captures the rich artistic and cultural heritage of Anishinaabe people.
Algonquin artist Frank Polson has created a captivating image of a full moon behind a leafless tree. A human figure stands to the left, arms outstretched, holding a drumstick and drum to the Star Nation. The drum doubles as a medicine wheel to represent the sacred teachings that are being expressed through song. The vibrantly coloured shapes within the figure are a signature design element in Anishinaabe art and represent the universal life force that animates all things.