Cheemah, Mother of the Spirit-Fire, Artist: Osprey Orielle Lake, International Cheemah Monument, Jack London Square, Oakland, California

The Statue
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The "Cheemah, Mother of the Spirit-Fire" statue was a large statue of a woman surfing on the wing of a soaring eagle.


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Rained On Sign
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A rained on sign read in part:

The vision of the International Cheemah Monument Project includes eight Cheemah monuments placed around the world creating an inspiring bridge between cultures.


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World Sign
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A sign containing two views of the Earth read in part:

Cheemah, Mother of the Spirit-Fire
Cheemah is the bright and shining spirit of our beautiful Mother Planet and is within each and every human. Cheemah is the spirit of Life and is all light on our Earth.


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Symbols
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Symbols were attached to the base of the stature4.


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Towered Over
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The statue was huge and towered over all passersby. The woman held a torch of light in one hand and pointed forward with her other hand. The wings of the eagle were feathered out as it soared over the land.


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Eagle's Head
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A closer shot of the eagle's head as it gazed ahead while flying.


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Closer Woman
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A closer shot of the woman holding a heavy torch in one hand. Her outfit appeared to be a combination of fabric and armor.


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Looking Up
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Another view of the statue. This time looking up from under the soaring eagle.


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Symbols On The Back
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Another view of the base of the sculpture revealed more symbols on the back of the base. A woman tried to hold the sun. And a flower burst into flames.


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