Native American Hopi Carved Yeibichai Talking God Dancer Sculpture--Double


Native American Hopi Carved Double Yeibichai Talking God Dancer Sculpture by Richard Gorman

This Katsina is intended as a replica of the Navajo Talking God, the leader of the Yeibichai dancers who wear masks of the Yei and appear on the ninth and last night of the Navajo's Nightway healing ceremony. The Hopi stage a Navajo Katsina Dance on First and Third Mesas led by this Katsina. This double sculpture has the Yeis in blankets which are painted with important symbols including corn, rain, the four directions, migration, and stars


14.25 in. tall


Richard Gorman--7602

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