Trusty By My Side

“Trusty By My Side”

20H x 12W x 10 1/2L

“Trusty By My Side” was originally sculpted in 1998 as part of the ongoing Western Women Series.  “The inspiration came from reading an account of a woman who protected her home and children from invading Comanches with the aide of a dog named Trusty and a rifle over the fireplace. Cathy Smith provided the Colt pump action rifle and the historically accurate clothes. Cathy has been the costumer for major films such as Dances With Wolves.”  – excerpt from “No turning Back – The Art of Veryl Goodnight.” 
2020 Re-released to honor the rising tide of powerful women who fight to defend not only their families but also our Nation.
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