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Tara Houska as Tethys: Channeling the Spirit of Tethys, the Greek Goddess of Rivers and Oceans


Immerse yourself in the mythical world of ancient Greece and embrace the enchanting Tethys, the revered Goddess of Rivers and Oceans. Andrea LaHue's mesmerizing Tethys Goddess Art Print captures the essence of this divine figure. In this blog post, we celebrate Tara Houska, a living embodiment of Tethys, as we explore her remarkable activism, dedication to indigenous rights, civil rights, and environmental conservation.

Tethys: The Mother Titan Goddess of Water:

In Greek mythology, Tethys held a significant role as the Titan Goddess of Rivers and Oceans. Born to Gaia, the Earth, and Uranus, the Sky, Tethys was the mother of countless sons, the River Gods, and numerous daughters, the Oceanids. She shared her divine lineage with esteemed siblings such as Themis, Mnemosyne, Cronus, Rhea, and Oceanus, who encompassed the world with a giant river. Tethys personified the rivers, seas, and oceans that flowed throughout the Earth, bestowing life and sustenance.

Tara Houska: A Modern Incarnation of Tethys:

Tara Houska, a living American icon, beautifully embodies the qualities of the ancient Greek Goddess Tethys. Raised in modest circumstances in a small northern border town, Houska's passion for knowledge led her to become a dedicated bookworm. As the first in her family to attend college, she not only acquired a law degree but also delved into learning the Anishinaabe language. Houska's legal expertise became a powerful tool in Washington, D.C., as she tirelessly represented tribes across the country.

Houska's indomitable spirit and commitment to indigenous rights, civil rights, and environmental preservation have earned her the title of a "Water Protector." As an organizer, activist, and advocate, she endeavors to create sustainable systems and fosters mutual aid in civil rights and beyond. Houska's unwavering dedication to making the world a better place resonates deeply with the essence of Tethys, the nurturing force of rivers and oceans.

The Tethys Print: Symbolizing the Power of Water and Advocacy:

Immerse yourself in the transformative energy of the Tethys art print, symbolizing the power of water and advocacy. This limited-edition hand-embellished archival pigment print on sustainable Bamboo Paper encapsulates the spirit of Tethys and Tara Houska's commitment to indigenous rights, civil rights, and environmental stewardship. Each print is meticulously adorned with 24 karat gold leaf and spray paint, enhancing its visual allure and symbolic significance. With a size of 16" x 16" and limited to an edition of 10, every print is personally hand-signed and numbered by Andrea LaHue, accompanied by her unique chop mark, certifying its authenticity.

Elevate the Presentation with Museum-Quality Framing:

Enhance the visual impact of your Tethys art print by opting for museum-quality framing options. Carefully curated to complement the print's aesthetic, these frames offer a sophisticated presentation,

making your artwork a captivating centerpiece in any space. Choose from a range of high-quality framing options at checkout, ensuring your Tethys print receives the display it deserves.

Celebrate the Convergence of Myth and Activism:

Join us in celebrating the powerful connection between ancient myth and modern activism as Tara Houska embodies the indomitable spirit of Tethys. Explore the profound influence of rivers and oceans in shaping our world while honoring Houska's tireless efforts to protect indigenous rights, champion civil rights, and preserve the environment. Embrace the transformative power of art and advocacy with the exclusive Tethys art print, available only at


Immerse yourself in the mesmerizing world of Greek mythology as we honor Tara Houska, a modern incarnation of Tethys, the Greek Goddess of Rivers and Oceans. The Tethys art print captures the essence of this revered deity and reflects Houska's unwavering dedication to indigenous rights, civil rights, and environmental stewardship. Don't miss the opportunity to own this limited-edition art print, hand-embellished on sustainable Bamboo Paper with exquisite 24 karat gold leaf and spray paint details. Visit today and embrace the divine connection between art, mythology, and activism.

Tethys is known as the Goddess of Rivers and Oceans in ancient Greek mythology. One of the earliest females, a Titan Goddess, with Gaia, the earth, her mother and Uranus, the sky, her father. She was the mother of innumerable sons, the River Gods and innumerable daughters, the Oceanids. Her brothers and sisters include Themis, Mnemosyne, Cronus, Phoebe, Rhea, Theia, Hyperion, Crius, Coeus, and Oceanus, who was a giant river encircling the world, and Tethys’ husband. Tethys is the Mother Titan Goddess of all the rivers, seas and oceans of Earth.

Tara Houska is the living American icon who embodies the Greek Goddess Tethys, the goddess of Rivers and Oceans. Growing up poor, in a small northern border town Houska is a self described bookworm. She was first in her family to go to college, she learned the Anishinaabe language and got a law degree which she then used in DC to represent tribes around the country. Houska studies to become a medicine person, teaches and continually advocates for indigenous rights, civil rights and the environment. Known as a “Water Protector,” organizer and activist, Houska is involved in creating whole systems of sustainability, which includes mutual aid work in civil rights and beyond. She strives to make a good world.

Artist: Andrea LaHue aka Random Act

Title: Tethys

Edition: Hand Embellished Archival pigment print on sustainable Bamboo Paper, from an edition of 10

Medium: Embellished with 24 karat gold leaf & spray paint.

Size: 16 x 16

Markings: Hand Signed and numbered

Date: 2022

Available via for the POWHER 2022 Exhibition. Click on any picture and it will take you there.


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