Old Style Hopi Carved Warrior Maiden Katsina Doll--Old Oraibi
Old Style Hopi Carved Warrior Maiden (Sohonasomtaka) Katsina Doll from Old Oraibi by Orlan Honyumptewa
This ancient Warrior Maiden (Sohonasomtaka) represents a warrior spirit. When He-e-e makes her rounds to pick up guards for the Pachavu Ceremony she stops at the shrine of this ancient female warrior, who is very powerful and closely allied with Maasau. Sohonasomtaka ONLY appears at Old Oraibi.
12.5 in. tall