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Hopi Pueblo Kwivi Koyemsi Katsina Doll - C3843C

Category: Kachina - Katsina | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Fri, Nov 4th 2016, 5:37pm

Katsina Kachina Doll - C3843CThis personage has been known by several names-Mudhead, Koyemsi, Clown, Tachukti, and has been referred to as a Katsina.  Barton Wright states that it is not considered a Katsina at Hopi and that Mudhead and Koyemsi are both nicknames and that Tachukti is the correct name but that he is not a clown in the sense we normally consider a clown.  It will, however, always be called a Mudhead as that name has existed for a hundred years already and is not likely to go away.


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