Old Style Hopi Carved Bear Traditional Powerful Warrior Katsina Doll--Zuni Blue Bear


Old Style Hopi Carved Zuni Blue Bear Traditional Powerful Warrior Katsina Doll by Brian Holmes

The Bear Katsina (Hon) is frequently distinguished only by color, such as white, black, blue or yellow. This great and powerful leader possesses spiritual strength used to protect and cure the sick. The Bear is considered to be the number two healer for the people. His knowledge of herbs and roots gives him the power to heal the sick. The Bear symbolizes power, strength, courage, wisdom and healing. Bear Katsinam appear most often in the Soyohim or Mixed Dances of springtime.


10 in. tall


Brian Holmes--3000

In stock
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