A Turtle katsina with a Katsina Maiden, by Verland Fred. 10 inches high. $750. (SANTA FE) The female Salako (Salako Mana) is also by Verland Fred. 12 inches high and $275. (TUCSON) The beautiful Butterfly Maiden with the lovely flowered base stands 9 inches high and was carved by Andrew Sahmie Sr. SOLD. (SANTA FE)

This Kwaaktsina/Eagle katsina was carved by Kevin Quannie of Supalawi Village on Second Mesa. 14.5 inches high. He has earned countless awards for his carvings and bronze work. SOLD. (SANTA FE)

A Nuvakmana (Snow Maiden) and Katsinmana, both by Wilfred Kaye of the Badger Clan from the village of Hotvela. Each is just under 15 inches high (despite the difference in the image sizes). each is $800. (BOTH IN TUCSON)


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A Nuvakmana (Snow Maiden ) by Wilford Duwyenie. 11.5 inches high. SOLD. (SANTA FE)

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A Yellow Corn Maiden by Wilford Duwyenie of Hotvela. 12.5 inches high. SOLD. (SANTA FE)

Sootukwnangw. The name literally translates as Star-thunderhead-heart. He appears during the early planting ceremony known as Powamuy or Bean Ceremony but may also come during the plaza dances or katsintikive. He carries a taumpi or windroarer that is spun vigorously to mimic the sound of the wind that brings the clouds that carry the rain. He also carries a wooden device that is used to imitate the striking of lighting as it dramatically springs forth. Carved by Arnold Lomatewama. 15.5 inches to the tip of the feather. $160. (TUCSON)