Archive for 2011

  • Wayak-Kuita Kachina

    The Hopi Indians live in 12 villages set on three mesas( First, Second & Third) in Northeastern Arizona. To...

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  • Piptu-Wuhti Katchina

    Each kachina has a particular marking or symbol that identifies him or her as well as a costume. There...

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  • Kokopelli

    More than any other kachina, Kokopelli is one of the most recognized kachinas around. The hump on his back...

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  • Directional Musings

    Tasap kachina is the primary image in this painting. There are many versions of this very popular kachina. This...

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  • Aholi

    Appears only on the Third Mesa during a particular ceremony called Powamu (can be an initiation of children into...

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  • The Reunion

    A highly stylized depiction of a family man’s attachment to his hunting dogs that also speaks of his joy...

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  • Remnants

    The main theme of this petroglyph has to do with life and death. Two headed animals often represent the...

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  • Lord Of The Beasts

    Relates to who holds power in the realm of the beasts. The shamanic figure on the left represents that...

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  • Migratory Route

    Describes the annual migration of giraffes and wild animals across the Serengeti plains of Africa. The more obscure symbols...

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  • Out of the Mist

    My interpretation describes a hunting party surprised by a wildebeest appearing suddenly out of the mist. With them is...

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