Leroy Henry is a member of the Turtle Clan, Cayuga Nation, of the Six Nations Confederacy. Born in 1974, Leroy has enjoyed carving since the age of ten. He is active in the traditional sports of lacrosse and snow-snake, and most enjoys sharing the traditional ways
The bear is a healer and a giver of good medicine, protector and symbolizes physical strength and leadership, learned humility and teaching. A bear is one of the most prevalent figures in crest and shamanic art, as well as in myths.