Ang-ak-china (Long-haired) Katsina

Year
Early 20th century

See full details

Details


Media/materials
Wood, paint, feathers and twine
Credit line
Gift of Jane Stieren Lacy
Accession number
2009.5
Object type
Location
Further information
This Katsina, a favorite among all the Pueblo Katsina ceremonies, appear in a group that sings melodious songs while distributing gifts to the children—Katsina dolls, baskets, and dance wands for girls, prayer sticks and rattles for boys. Their purpose is to bring rain to help the crops grow.

 Comments


Be the first to comment.