These intricate figurines are made from ironwood by Luis Manuel, a member of the Pascua Yaqui tribe of southern Arizona.
Each is hand-carved, with different features and colorations.
Bear -- Represents strength, protectiveness
Cactus -- Represents long life, perseverance
Coyote -- Represents cleverness, determination
Owl -- Represents wisdom, guidance
Quail -- Represents family, togetherness