Katsina - Hopi Kawika by Emery Pohuma, CKJUW22-05

A Hopi Kawika katsina.

Emery Pohuma

17" H X 9 1/2" W

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  • A Hopi Kawika katsina by Emery Pohuma. Description on bottom:

    Kawika or Santo Domingo Kachina. Borrowed from Laguna or Santo Domingo by Zuni, where visiting Hopi saw dance, liked songs and brought kachina to 1st Mesa. Old Kachina and rarely carved. Appears as a distributing or Talavai kachina in the Powamu, as an Uncle with the Long Haired kachinas or in the Soyohim(Plaza Dances). Also, with Zuni Shaloko. Carved 1950s-1960s. 

    - Colton #196 Wright pg. 70

    This kachina is in good condition. It measures 17 inches in height and 9 1/2 inches in width. It has an original tag with artist name.

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