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Zuni Pueblo Shalako and Koyemsi Katsina Pair by Homer Sowtey - C3383ZT

Category: Kachina - Katsina | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Sat, Oct 8th 2016, 3:46pm

Katsina Kachina Doll C3383ZTShalako, a reenactment of the creation and migration of the Zuni people to "Heptina," the "Middle Place," has persisted through the centuries. The religious activities are controlled by "caciques" of the six kivas, representing the four directions and up and down, which constitute the dance groups, and each kiva is associated with a direction, a color, and certain fetishes.


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