Old Style Hopi Carved Bear Traditional Powerful Healer Katsina Doll

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Old Style Hopi Carved Bear Traditional Powerful Healer Katsina Doll by Austin Masayesva

The Bear (Hon) Katsina appears in the Mixed Dance. This great and powerful healer possesses spiritual strength used to protect and cure the sick. The Bear Katsina 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. This bear was carved for a dance and then brought in to be sold. He is one of the more detailed carvings that collectors would normally see mounted on a base.

Dimensions:

10.5 in. tall

SKU

Austin Masayesva--2326

$450.00
In stock
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