His childhood was spent herding sheep, horses, and cattle.
Prior to that, his amazing talent and beautiful creations were well-known only to family and close friends.
The eagle signifies the power associated with the spirits.
Patrick attended the Tuba City Boarding School beginning in third grade, and in 1985, he graduated from Tuba City High School.
His feather-work, for example, comes mainly from the body feathers of goose, pheasant, turkey, macaw, parrot and occasionally duck.