I am working on some designs for spirit dolls this week. I plan on making them after the holidays, when it is too cold to go anywhere, and I am needing a project. I love the idea of gaining strength from an object that you have put your heart and soul into. The dream catchers of the Native Americans inspire me. I thought that I could work on a spirit doll that would encourage me to rely on my own strength, so this is my first attempt at a design. I will sculpt the face from clay, make the body from oak twigs, and add a sort of wing made from a post oak leaf. We have some red buffalo grass in the area, so I will use that as well.