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A Hahai'i Wuuhti carved by Kurt Lomawaima. 10.5 inches high. $220. (SANTA FE)

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This kneeling Mongwa or Owl katsina is an early carving by Darance Chimerica. 9 inches high. $220 (SANTA FE)

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A fierce-looking Mongwa/Owl katsina by Nick Brokeshoulder. 14.5 inches high. (SANTA FE)

A Hemis katsina as he appears during the Niman Ceremony (also known as the Home Dance. Carved by Larry Melendez of the Butterfly Clan from the village of Sitsom'ovi on First Mesa. 2 feet tall. $675 (SANTA FE)

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Above is an Angwus Taqa or Crow Boy, by Ryan Gashweseoma. Just over 8 inches high. $240 (SANTA FE)

 

At left is a katsina carved by Ryan'd bother, William. It is one of the warrior-hunter katsinas, called Wukoqal’katsina, which translates a Big Forehead. 9.5 inches to the tip of the feather. $240.(SANTA FE)

 

 

Also by Sunaweuma, a Frog (Paakwa) 6 inches high. $150. (TUCSON)

Above is Hahai Wuuti, carved by Tayron Polequaptewa. 9.5 inches high. $240.  (TUCSON)

 

 

Huru-ing Wuuhti - Cold Bringing Woman, by Larry Melendez of the Butterfly Clan from the village of Sitsom'ovi. She stands 9 1/8" high, $400. (SANTA FE)

 

The Hoho Mana above is also Tayron's work. 9.5 inches to the tip of the feathers. $250 (TUCSON)

A Tasap Mana by Randy Brokeshoulder. 9 inches high. $270. (SANTA FE)

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A Susösopa or Cricket katsina by Kurt Lomawaima.(SANTA FE)

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A Heoto katsina -a warrior/hunter katsina- by Lenno Polinygumptewa.. 10 inches high. $275. (SANTA FE)

A Patung or Squash katsina by Art Tawahongva. 10 inches high. $145. (SANTA FE)

 

This particular carving above represents the Huuhuwa or Cross-Legged katsina which is said by some to represent the spirit of an exceptionally kindly man from one of the Hopi villages who lived in the 1800s. Carved by Randy Brokeshoulder, this one is 14.25 inches high and $425. (SANTA FE)

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Above is a Kawayo or Hose katsna, carved by William Gashweseoma. 10 inches high. $260. (SANTA FE)

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 Wuuyaqqötö, he is one of the guard katsinas, known in Hopi as the Tuwalakum. They perform a number of functions, ranging from keeping spectators at a distance as the Katsinas process to and from the plaza where the ceremonies are held. Brandishing their yucca whips, they also find ‘volunteers’ to work on community projects. His name literally means wide head but is usually translated as broadface. 10.5 inches high. Carved by Lenno Polingyumptewa. $275. (SANTA FE)

Angwusanomtaqa - Crow Mother by Horace Kayquoptewa. Just over 10 inches tall. $250.  (SANTA FE)

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This Hololo katsina gets his name from his distinctive call. He is also call a Muyaw or Moon katsina. 12 inches high and carved by Reynard Lalo of Hotvela. $350. (SANTA FE)

 

A Hilili katsina by Darance Chimerica. 13 inches high. $300. (SANTA FE)

Hahai'i Wuuhti - the grandmother of the katsinas. She will be appearing in many villages at Hopi over the next week or so, with some of her children, the hungry Sooyokos, as part of the observance known in Hopi as Powamuya and in English as Bean Dance. By Ryan Gashweseoma, it measures 8 inches high to the feather tip. $200 (SANTA FE)

This Pang katsina (Mountain Sheep katsina) was carved by Randy Brokeshoulder. 15 inches high. $400. (TUCSON)

He'e'e - Warrior Maiden by Darance Chimerica, 10 inches tall.  $275. (SANTA FE)
 

By Darance Chimerica, this Wakas or Cow katsina is 12 inches high to the tip of his tallest feather. $300 (SANTA FE)

A Moosa or Cat katsina wearing a Navajo weaving as his kilt - a weaving with the pattern often called 'Tree of Life' but which in fact is taken from a sandpainting motif in the Blessing Way ceremony. Carved by Shawn Deel. 11 inches high. $375. (SANTA FE)