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Hopi Pueblo Crow Mother Katsina Doll by Quanhoyeoma - C3821C

Category: Kachina - Katsina | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Mon, Sep 19th 2016, 3:18pm

Hopi Pueblo Katsina Doll C3821CThe Hopi consider Angwus-hahai-ie (Crow Mother) to be a Katsina Mother. She is also known as Angwusnasomtaqa, described as Crow Bride.  She is presented as a stately personage, moving slowly and singing quietly. It is she who initiates the young boys into the Katsina beliefs and culture. In this function, she is more forceful so as to gain the attention of the boys and deliver her message of the importance of the Katsina culture.


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